|| Defined by factors like: soil type, rain, terrain type.
|| Mountainous areas, desert, ocean
| Geologic & Landform
|| Regions of similar rock type or same major surface feature.
|| Area of igneous rock / St. Lawrence Lowlands -good soil, Canadian Shield - rocky
| Climate, Soil & Vegetation
|| Defined by natural forces.
|| Cold, dry polar region / hot, humid rainforest region
|| Define by what people do.
|| Time zones (Canada: PMCEAN Pacific, Mountain, Central, Eastern, Atlantic, Newfoundland), Urban / Rural region Political regions (Ontario), Cultural regions - French communities
|| Defined by how people use that area.
|| Shipping port, airport, train station, shopping district
|| Defined by a product or service.
|| Radio station's broadcast area, newspaper's circulation area, grocery store's neighbourhood, school's boundary for students
|| Defined by common Human & Physical Features.
|| Atlantic Maritime, Prairie, Hudson Plains, Arctic Cordillera