Nov 13, 2011 2:18 PM GMT
wikiViewed on a map, Saskatchewan appears to be a quadrilateral. However, because of its size, the 49th parallel boundary and the 60th northern border appear curved. Additionally, the eastern boundary of the province is partially crooked rather than following a line of longitude, as correction lines were devised by surveyors prior to the homestead program (1880–192.
Columbusite777 saidInteresting facts about the provinces of Canada:
-The Dominion of Newfoundland [and it's dependency, Labrador] was the tenth province to join the Confederation in 1949
-Nunavut is the newest province in Canada, having been created from the Northwest Territories in 1999
-The Yukon was officially referred to as the Yukon Territory until 2003