Flashcards in Geography of Texas Deck (13):
What percent of the total water in land area of the United States does Texas occupied?
What is Texas the southernmost part of?
The great plains
What provides natural state lines In Texas?
The Rio Grande, the red river, and the Sabine River
According to the Texas almanac, what are the four major physical regions of Texas?
The golf coastal Plains, interior low lands, great plains, and basin and range province
How many climactic regions, soil regions, and ecological regions are there in Texas?
10 climactic regions 14 soil regions and 11 ecological regions
Why is classifying regions in Texas problematic?
Differences in the soil’s, topography, geology, rainfall, and plant and animal communities.
What is the geographic center of Texas?
About 15 miles north east of Brady in northern McCulloch county
What is the highest point in Texas?
The Guadalupe Peak at 8749 feet above sea level
What is the lowest point in Texas?
Sea level, we’re Texas meets the golf of Mexico
How many forests and State Parks does Texas have?
Five State Forest and 120 state parks for a total of 605,000 acres
How many named streams and major river systems flow through Texas?
3700 streams and 15 the major river systems
How many major estuaries are there in Texas?