THE WESTERN CORDILLERA
The Western Cordillera region runs along the west coast of North America. Covering about from the Yukon to British Columbia and Western Alberta, this region comprises a series of mountain ranges and is mostly separated by plateaus and valleys. The inner ranges of mountains, mostly in the eastern area, are fold mountains, while the costal series of mountains are volcanic. Many people who live in the western cordillera live near the south, mainly the western corner of British Columbia. Usually in Vancouver and Vancouver Island or around the area.
Some interesting facts to know:
- Geographically very most diverse regions
- Highest point is at Mt McKinley in central Alaska ( All of North America)
-Lowest point is at Death Valley in California at approximately 90m below sea level. (America)
-Highest point is at Mt Logan in south-west Yukon (Canada)
Figure 1 : The isolated map of the Western Cordillera
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