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  1. Five themes ofGeography Brampton

  2. Introduction • Brampton is a city in the south part of Ontario. • It is known as the flower city Map of Brampton:

  3. Location • The absolute location of Brampton, Ontario is 43°N and 79°W. • The relative location of Brampton: - city in the south part of Ontario. - Is west of Toronto. - North of Burlington. -Brampton is in the northern hemisphere. - a landmark of Brampton is the Chrysler Brampton assembly and chinguacousy park.

  4. Place Human characteristics • In Brampton there are many multicultural programs for different types of cultures • There are people who are Hindu, Sikh, Islamic, Christian .etc • The main languages we speak in Brampton is mostly English • The population of Brampton is an estimated 510,000 people that have a citizenship in Canada that have came to Brampton • It has the largest local economy which means there are a lot of job opportunities. • Brampton is separated into a urban place and rural place.

  5. Physicalcharacteristics • Planted approximately: 24,000 trees; 200,000 shrubs; 60,000 native perennials in more than 400 acres of valley lands • Home to Heart Lake and Claireville conservation areas • Brampton has a climate that feels like very cold or very hot • Many rivers pass Brampton such as the credit river and other small creeks. • The soil in Brampton is very fertile and good for growing plants and trees • Brampton's shape is a little bit of a parallelogram and rectangular

  6. Movement • People move in Brampton because of different themes happening in the city. Children or teens go to school because of education whether they move in different types of transportation. People also move because of job opportunities in Brampton and also move to grocery stores and malls to buy food and products. Also surfing the internet will provide you with music, information, and ideas. Other themes encourage people to go there vary the transportation. • Movement of people: -has transit to major roads in Brampton -lots of highways and roads for cars to move around the city Highway 410 GO train

  7. - there are lots of sidewalks for people who want to bicycle. Brampton also has GO trains for people to travel around in. • Movement of information: - there are many broadcast stations that broadcast radio and TV shows in Brampton • Movement of products: - Some of the products are cars from the Chrysler plant, apple orchards, maple lodge farms that sell meat, some of the distribution centers are the nestle factory, Canadian tire, EB games and best buy. • Movement of nature: - Geese migrate to the south in the winter and so you could see them flying overhead - sometimes there are other animals migrating. • Other movements: - Brampton has many systems such as the transit system, the road and highway system, and the use of internet. - sometimes there is a lot of traffic in Brampton near rush hour [near the morning,8:00 a.m. and afternoon, 5:00p.m. ]

  8. In this diagram in the right it shows that Brampton is green colour which means it has internet connection with wireless coverage Brampton As you can see in the left image there are main road routes in red that connect to make a system of highways that connect major cities Brampton

  9. Environment Landforms: • Some hills in chinguacousy • There are slopes on gore way and castle more roads. • If we emptied the water in professors lake we would see a huge lowland and it is not man-made. • Land area: 266.71 square kilometers • Brampton is about 221m above sea-level Water: • Brampton is near a large mass of water which is lake Ontario. • another small masses of water are professors lake and heart lake • There are also many rivers and creeks that cross with Brampton

  10. Climate: In the summer the weather gets hot between an average of 21°C and 30°C In the winter it gets as cold as -5°C to -30°C The climate in the St. Lawrence Lowlands region can be described as very cold or very warm depending on the season. Soils: Brampton's soil is very fertile making lots of plants grow in the north At many places in Brampton flowers grow meaning that the soil must be good Brampton soil is called grey brown podzol. Natural vegetation: There a lot of trees and flowers in Brampton There are also lots of conservation areas that are enclosed with trees. Farms are there in Brampton which grow many types of fruit such as apples.

  11. Interactions with the environment Adaptations to the climate: Climate - use of umbrella when raining - in the summer we wear t-shirts and shorts because it is hot and we wear jackets and layers of warm clothes because it is cold. - Adapt to global warming Landforms - Contractors take large areas of land and build houses or different types of building vary the landform - We build roads and sidewalks whatever the landform style.

  12. Heat: - People adapt to the heat by wearing shorts and t-shirts or by going for a good swim - The sun gives us natural heat • Modifications: • Climate • – some of are action are beneficial like planting tree that get rid of carbon dioxide and other air borne pollutants • Energy • – the city uses energy efficient (L.E.D) lights in all of its traffic signals and all new and redeveloped city buildings and facilities such as the fire stations and recreation centers are being developed and constructed with green buildings

  13. Water : -All of Brampton's streams and rivers flow water is recycled through the Region of Peel’s water treatment plants and circulated back to Brampton residents to be used as drinking water or to water our lawns and gardens. From how the City designs its streets and storm drainage system, to how residents maintain their yards. We could also use the water to make electricity. We have pipes that carry water to homes. If you look at Brampton closely you could see many rivers and lakes that are colored in as blue. Brampton

  14. Shelter: • - we have a lot of houses and so it keeps us safe from rain, too much heat, and other weathers. • - we are use materials that are weatherproof such as plastic, bricks with cement, ceramic tiles, and we use systems such as the sewer system and draining system • -using certain shapes of house give the house more advantage against rain such as triangular shape roofs to drain all the water. • Heat: • - we have appliances that give off heat such as heaters, electric fireplaces and furnaces. - we use electricity, natural gas, fire wood, and body heat

  15. The orange colored are means that place is an urban place. Brampton is colored both orange and green so it is an urban and rural place

  16. Legend As you can see Brampton is in the urban place This diagram shows the proof of physical feature, water feature, and it population. Brampton

  17. REGIONS • Physical regions: • Landforms- • In Brampton, the landform is mostly the same so there is not any landform regions • The landform region Brampton is in is the great lakes-St. Lawrence lowlands. • Some of the landforms found in this region are large bodies of water, fertile soil, forests and hills. The landscape of the St. Lawrence Lowlands region can be described as very fertile with many waterways. • This region has hills but not that many in Brampton.

  18. Climate- • The climate region Brampton is in, is the Great lake region. This climate region has hot summers, cold winters, and it is moist all year. • The temperature region Brampton is in, is… • January an average of -5°C and in July an average of 22.5 °C. • The precipitation regionBrampton is in, gets 800mm of rain annually and 120 cm of snow annually. • Soil- • Brampton’s soil region are separated into two small region where the region in the north has soil that is fertile and the south has soil that is not so fertile but still good to grow plants in. • The soil region that Brampton is part of is the grey-brown podzol. The grey brown podzol consist of the topsoil- 14cm to 20cm of decayed organic material, after is the subsoil- 17cm to 22cm of a combination of organic and mineral fine particles, and bedrock- 25cm to 62 cm of weathered rock.

  19. Natural vegetation regions- • The natural vegetation region Brampton is in is the southern broadleaf forest. This region has mostly broadleaf trees. • Brampton has a water shed that runs to lake Ontario since the raised landform • Human characteristic regions: • Religious region- • Brampton is made out of many religions but there are no regions to where people must live. • Political region- • Brampton has wards that different councilors control to maintain there wards economy. There are 10 wards in total in Brampton The different colors you see in this diagram our boundaries to the wards

  20. Also Brampton was in a region that was once covered by lakes but when the landform rose the water carried to the present lakes creating a watershed. • Formal regions • Brampton is in Ontario, Canada • Brampton has wards like Canada has provinces • Functional regions- • Brampton has telephone areas. We have the area 905, 416, and 647 regions. • We have telephone coverage in Brampton with several cell phone coverage • Vernacular regions • Brampton is made out of urban place and rural place. The urban place contains city centers, stylish places, and mass communities and the rural place contains open fields and couple of houses.

  21. Map of Brampton Legend = a main councilors place like the city hall or the peel region civic center = area where Greenbriar senior P.S. is. = where a major urban place is like the mall, hotels, and many shops = major highways like highway 410 The different colors you see in Brampton are the different regions north = 8km Latitude and longitude