The Physical Features
By Kaela Siewert
IÕm going to tell you about the physical features in the Aspen Parklands (one of the six regions in Alberta). Mainly IÕll tell you about the location, the sub-regions and some facts about trees and lakes in the Aspen Parklands.
start with the location. The
Aspen Parklands once covered an area of 64,000 square kilometers. Around 5% of the Aspen Parklands region are remaining in an undeveloped natural
condition. In the Aspen Parklands
today, less than 5% of the land is in itÕs native
state. The Aspen Parklands is the
widest region on the
IÕll tell you about the sub-regions in the Aspen Parklands. The three sub-regions in the Aspen
Parklands are The Peace River Parklands, The Foothills Parklands and The
Central Parklands. The most
fragmented sub-regions in the Peace River Parkland which John Macoun visited in 1875. The Foothills Parklands has survived
the best of the 3 sub-regions.
The Aspen Parklands is a great place but slowly things are changing. IÕm getting worried and IÕm wondering if someday there wonÕt be any trees in the Aspen Parklands. Most the lands being cultivated. Well to sum it up the Aspen Parklands is a beautiful place.
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