3 Coastal Plains Great Plains North Central Plains Regions of Texas MountainsandBasinsCoastal PlainsCreated By Mrs. PhillipsKrimmel Intermediate
4 Coastal PlainsLocation: Eastern most part of Texas along Gulf of Mexico
5 Natural Resources(A resource that occurs in nature that could create wealth)Natural resources: Trees, Rivers, Grasslands, Lakes__, most rainfall, Oil and Natural gas, fish.
6 Major CitiesHouston, Austin, San Antonio, Galveston, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, and Victoria.
7 Physical FeaturesPlains, desert, Balcones Escarpment to completely Flat to Rolling Hills.Wrong way rivers take water from the driest part of the state to the wettest part of the state. All rivers flow through the Coastal Plains.
8 Economy (How the region makes money) Lumber and wood products, farming, ranching, oil, petrochemicals, shipping, fishing, high tech.
11 North Central Plains Location: North Texas between the Coastal Plains and Great Plains along the Red River
12 Natural Resources(A resource that occurs in nature that could create wealth)Grassland, Brush & Shrubs, Good Rainfall, Oil & Natural Gas, and LimestoneThe Big Wichita
13 Major CitiesFt. WorthAbileneSan AngeloWichita Falls
14 Physical Features Plains rolling hills & valleys
15 Economy (How the region makes money) RanchingFarmingAirplane IndustryComputers
16 Crops Cotton Grains (wheat) Peanuts & pecans Vegetables (corn) Fruits (peaches, watermelons)Climate- hot short summer, cool to cold winters.
17 The Great PlainsLocation: Central Texas extending from the Panhandle to the Rio Grande River
18 Mesquite, Cedar and Oak Trees Deer and wild turkeys Natural Resources(A resource that occurs in nature that could create wealth)Natural GasOilVast GrasslandsMesquite, Cedar and Oak TreesDeer and wild turkeys
19 Major Cities Amarillo Midland Lubbock Odessa Kerrville Fredericksburg Del Rio
24 Natural Resources Yucca Cactus Desert Plants Oil Natural gas Limestone (A resource that occurs in nature that could create wealth)YuccaDesert PlantsOilNatural gasLimestoneShale rockClayTalcCopperSaltSulphurCactus
25 Major Cities El Paso Pecos Ft. Davis Presidio Ft. Stockton El Paso Fort Davis
26 Physical Features150 mountains (Davis, Guadalupe, Glass and Chisos Mts.)Plateaus and basinsDesertsPecos and Rio Grande RiversBig Bend National Parkcommons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Big_Bend_Nat...
27 Economy (How the region makes money) FarmingRanching (Cattle, Sheep and Goat)Tourism (Big Bend National Park)Oil and GasMaquilladoras