Effect Of Tectonic Activity On Canadian Shield

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The Canadian Shield is arguably the best land form region. Tectonic forces and glaciation have combined to shape the Canadian shield, making it different from other Canadian landform regions, directly affecting economic activity. Firstly, Tectonic Activity created the base of the Canadian Shield is 2.5 billion years old craton made of igneous rock. Tectonic activity directly affects the Canadian Shield to this day, because many economic activities take place on the rock. We are able to mine many different minerals like gold, nickel, and silver. Gold can be found in greenstone belt; they have found over US $192 Billion and most of that gold was given to Fort Knox, and some of it was sold to jewelery store all across the Canadian Shield. Also,

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