Clay Belt


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Clay Belt

[′klā ‚belt]
(geology)
A lowland area bordering on the western and southern portions of Hudson and James bays in Canada, composed of clays and silts recently deposited in large glacial lakes during the withdrawal of the continental glaciers.
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Escalating land prices in southern Ontario, coupled with the need for sustainable agriculture and climate change, has garnered the Great Clay Belt region attention over the past number of years.
There is a coastal clay belt slightly above sea level and an inland peat belt, lower than sea level behind it.
Yet the Subsidence Claims Advisory Bureau (SCAB) says it's wrong to assume that ALL homes are at risk of cracking up because they're in a clay belt.
Rainy River president Nelson Baker compares the farmland and deer country of his junior's Richardson Township property in northwestern Ontario to the clay belt country of New Liskeard and Earlton.
The purchase gave Ault the rights to the Cream of the North brand of butter, the right to purchase cream in the Clay Belt region of Northern Ontario, some machinery and unsold inventory.