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Just to the south, in Wellington County and Waterloo Region, general elevations are from 300m (1,000') to 400m (1,300').A striking topographical feature of the Niagara Escarpment is its limestone cliff face, in general between 80m (250') and 100 (330') above the surrounding land, extending from the Niagara peninsula northwest to the Bruce Peninsula.The plains that cover the heartland of Ontario are a transitional ecozone characterized by boreal features in the south and tundra landscapes in the north.

The highest areas in the southern portion of the province are found in Dufferin, Grey and the western side of Simcoe counties, where the elevation ranges from 430m (1,400') to 540m (1,750').

Much of the higher land sits atop the Niagara Escarpment in a generally flat area known as the Dundalk Highlands.

There are approximately 250,000 lakes and over 100,000 kilometres (62,000 mi) of rivers in the province.

Almost 94% of the population is concentrated within Southern Ontario, where the population was over 12,100,000 in the 2006 census.

About 61% of the province is covered by the Canadian Shield, mostly with Precambrian rock.

These rocks contain large mineral deposits that are vital to the economy of northern Ontario.

Ontario's vast rivers and lakes originally opened the province for exploration and have made possible hydroelectric power, mills and various forms of industrialization.

Most of Ontario is fed by rainfall, and in most parts snow is relied on.

Ontario is the second-most urbanized province after British Columbia, with 85.9% of the population living in urban areas.

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