Shield Country: The Life and Times of the Oldest Piece of the Planet

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The Canadian Shield is a distinct ecological region that forms the evergreen, granite-studded crown stretching across two-thirds of North America. In size, it approximates western Europe with one percent the number of people. A satellite view of the region on a winter's night shows tiny, widely scattered blips of light-islands of human settlement adrift in a sea of subarctic wilderness. In age, the shield's primeval bedrock dates to the beginning of earthly time. Shield Country unfolds a fascinating story of unrivaled ...

Shield Country: The Life and Times of the Oldest Piece of the Planet 2002, Red Deer Press

ISBN-13: 9780889951914

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