The Great Plains from Minnesota to North Dakota makes up the majority of the United States' border with Canada. The rest of the border is made up mostly by the Great Lakes and the Rocky Mountain and Cascaded Mountain Ranges.
Asked in Geography, Canada, Mexico
What feature makes up part of the US border with Canada?
Aside from the arbitrarily designated 49th parallel for much of the border there are several physical features. Starting from the west and going east: The Rocky Mountains Waterton lake The Great Lakes (except Lake Michigan) The St. Clair River The Niagara River The St Lawrence River ...
Asked in Alaska
When did Alaska separate from what is now Canada?
It didn't. Alaska was purchased by the USA from Russia in the 1860s. This was before Canada had been officially formed. During the negotiations between Canada and the USA over where to place the border the US wanted the border to be high enough that there would be nothing separating them from Alaska. The Canadians wanted it to be much lower. The current border was their resulting compromise. ...
Asked in James K. Polk
Which area had its border set at the 49th parallel by president Polk and Britain in1849?
In the northern hemisphere the 49th parallel is used as much of the border between the US and Canada. ...
Asked in Canada, Canada Travel
If a Canadian brings a gift valued at 1000 into Canada how much duty and taxes will he have to pay?
no duty if the item is made in US, Canada or Mexico aka NAFTA. Also check/Google Canada Border Services Agency. ...
Asked in Canada
What parallel of latitude divides much of Canada from US?
The 49th parallel of latitude forms the border between Canada and the US from Lake of the Woods to the Georgia Strait. The 45th parallel of latitude (with slight deviations) also forms part of the border between Canada and the US, along the northern boundaries of the states of New York and Vermont. ...
Asked in Food & Cooking, Shopping, Canada
How much can be imported for free before Canada customs duty has to be paid?
For goods for personal use, there is no limit to the amount of goods that can be imported. For other situations, there is a calculator on the Canada Border Services website. ...
Asked in Canada
How much of Canada borders what?
8,891 km of Canada's border is with the United States. The United States is the ONLY country that Canada borders, so I guess the answer might be all of Canada borders the US, but a lot of Canada is a very very very long way away from the US. ...