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PowerPoint Presentation - THE FOUR TEXAS REGIONS

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									THE FOUR TEXAS
REGIONS
There are four
Major Regions in
TEXAS.
The Central Plains
Mountains and
Basins
Coastal Plains
Great Plains
THE CENTRAL PLAINS
           Divided into the Grand
           Prairie, the Cross
           Timbers, and the
           Rolling Plains
           Animals: Beef Cattle,
           dairy cattle, sheep,
           goats, hogs, chickens,
           and turkeys.
CENTRAL PLAINS 2
           Crops: Cotton,
           corn, and other
           grains.
           Resources:
           Limestone, sand,
           gravel, oil, gas, and
           clay.
           Grow: Peaches,
           hay, peanuts,
           wheat, and
           sorghum.
MOUNTAINS AND BASINS
Towering Peaks,
Rocky Canyons, and
flowering cacti.
Mountains and Basins
have dry, rocky soils.
Guadalupe Peak is the
highest pint in Texas-
8,749 feet above sea
level.
MOUTAINS AND BASINS 2
Animals: Mountain
Lions, peregrine
falcons, and
rattlesnakes.
Places: Big Bend
National Park,
Guadalupe National
Park, McDonald
Observatory, and
Davis Mountains
COASTAL PLAINS
         The Coastal Plains
         Region is the largest
         of the four Texas
         Regions.
         It is 1/3 of Texas
         The Coastal Plains
         Region runs along the
         Gulf of Mexico
COASTAL PLAINS 2
The Coastal Plains
reaches inland, away
from the coast about
250 miles
It is made up of five
other smaller regions:
Piney Woods, Gulf
Coastal Plains, South
Texas Plain, Post Oak
Belt, and Black land
Prairie
GREAT PLAINS
           The Great Plains
           Region is a high,
           flat, grassland
           Resources:
           Petroleum, Rich
           Soil, and helium
           Produce: Wheat,
           cotton, and
           sorghum
           Industry:Cattle
           Ranching and
           Mohair
THE GREAT PLAINS 2
           The Cap rock
           Escarpment separates
           the Central Plains and
           the Great Plains.
           The Edwards Plateau
           lies just south of the
           High Plains
           The High Plains area
           is mainly in the
           panhandle

								
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