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1

What percent of the total water in land area of the United States does Texas occupied?

7%

2

What is Texas the southernmost part of?

The great plains

3

What provides natural state lines In Texas?

The Rio Grande, the red river, and the Sabine River

4

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

5

How many climactic regions, soil regions, and ecological regions are there in Texas?

10 climactic regions 14 soil regions and 11 ecological regions

6

Why is classifying regions in Texas problematic?

Differences in the soil’s, topography, geology, rainfall, and plant and animal communities.

7

What is the geographic center of Texas?

About 15 miles north east of Brady in northern McCulloch county

8

What is the highest point in Texas?

The Guadalupe Peak at 8749 feet above sea level

9

What is the lowest point in Texas?

Sea level, we’re Texas meets the golf of Mexico

10

How many forests and State Parks does Texas have?

Five State Forest and 120 state parks for a total of 605,000 acres

11

How many named streams and major river systems flow through Texas?

3700 streams and 15 the major river systems

12

How many major estuaries are there in Texas?

Seven

13

How many reservoirs do the rivers in Texas support?

212