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It lies just a few miles north of the invisible "language boundary" separating the
nation's Dutch-speaking region of Flanders in the north from the southern, French
-speaking Walloon region. Brussels is thus surrounded by Flemish territory and ...
The Cordillera in the west, the Appalachians in the southeast, the mountains of
northern Labrador and of Baffin Island in the northeast, and the Innuitian
Mountains in the north form its high rim, while Hudson Bay, set close to the centre
of the ...
the eastern Arctic did much to open the Canadian North to further exploration and
development. After the war, construction of the Mackenzie Highway to Great
Slave Lake and the building of the Distant Early Warning radar network, the DEW
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