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The most common landform in TexasPlains
These are steep cliffs. escarpments
There is only one natural lake in Texas.Caddo Lake
Large water source south of TexasThe Gulf of Mexico
Underground water ? aquifers
Your food, clothes, and shelter are influenced by …Where you live
Water from Edwards Aquifer
Which aquifer is in the high plains of Texas?The Ogallala Aquifer
Water from the Ogallala Aquifer
Effects of Texas’ relative location
Why do the mountains get more rain than the desert?Clouds move upward.
This can happen when cool air meets warm air.Violent storms
People bring ideas & culture from one place to anotherCultural Diffusion
Name three physical characteristics of geography.Climate, plants, animals
Four human characteristics:Language, religion, politics, architecture
Religion “What do I believe in ?”
politics “How should my town be run ?”
architecture Things people build
3 ways humans have affected the environment in Texas:
1. polluted rivers
2. Polluted air
3. Trees have been cut down.
The most important mineral sources in TexasOil and natural gas
A renewable energy sourceSolar power
The exact location of a place on the earth’s surfaceAbsolute location
The position of a place compared to another placeRelative location
Relationships linking people to their surroundingsHuman-environment interaction
Human environment interactionRelationships linking people to their surroundings
Human environment interaction
Largest city in Texas Houston
The only state larger than TexasAlaska
Areas united by one or more common characteristicsregions
Texas Regions Great Plains Central Plains Mountains & BasinsCoastal Plains
A major manufacturing and trade centermetroplex
Largest city in Mountains & Basins RegionGreat Plains Central Plains Mountains & Basins Coastal Plains
Largest city in the Great PlainsCentral Plains Mountains & Basins Coastal Plains
These rivers border Texas
Red River, Sabine, Rio Grande
This river runs between Texas and Mexico.What is the Rio Grande?
This river borders Oklahoma.The Red River
There is only one natural lake in Texas.What is Caddo Lake ?
This region has the least rainGreat Plains Central Plains Mountains & Basins Coastal Plains Mountain & Basins
Desert plants are found in this regionMountain Basin Region
This region has most of the rainGreat Plains Central Plains Mountains & Basins Coastal Plains Coastal Plains
This region has most of the peopleGreat Plains Central Plains Mountains & Basins Coastal Plains Coastal Plains
Where is the mountain basin region?West Texas
This city is the capital of Texas.What is Austin ?
This is an underground water supply.What is an aquifer ?
A weakness in the earth’s crustfault
An island that protects the landBarrier island
The Galveston Sea Wall
1.1 The Six Essential Elements of Geography
4 Natural Regions of Texas
The 4 Natural Regions of Texas
Chapter 3 Review.
TEXAS GEOGRAPHY REVIEW!
TEXAS GEOGRAPHY Texas is a big place can you handle it?
Understanding the physical and human characteristics of our state
Regions of Texas Essential Question: How do physical and human characteristics distinguish the four regions of Texas?
Regions of Texas.
Many people spend vacations on me!. Bring lots of sunscreen!
Texas History The Geography of Texas Physical Geography b 2nd largest state in the nation b b Area is 267,277 sq mi b b 1,240 km (770 mi) from east to.
Understanding Texas Geography
Geography and Regions of Texas
REGIONS OF TEXAS.
The 6 Elements of Geography
Regions of Texas UNIT 1. What is a Region? An area of the world that has similar, unifying characteristics.
Texas Geography is: The study of Texas and the people who live in it.
Land of Contrast Chapter 1. Land of Contrast Location and Size of Texas Absolute Location: Exact location on a map, using longitude and latitude coordinates.
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