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TX History Ch.3

Regions of Texas

TermDefinition
INTENSE EXISTING IN A HIGH DEGREE; STRONG, EXTREME
REGION AN AREA THAT IS UNIFIED BY ONE OR MORE COMMON CHARACTERISTICS
BASIN A SUNKEN ARE IN A PLATEAU FOUND BETWEEN MOUNTAIN RANGES
ELEVATION HEIGHT ABOVE SEA LEVEL
RIO GRANDE SPANISH FOR "BIG RIVER"
ANIMALS OF THE MOUNTAIN AND BASIN REGIONS COUGARS, MULE DEER, ELK, AND BLACK BEARS
RIVERS OF THE MOUNTAIN AND BASIN REGIONS RIO GRANDE AND PECOS
MAJOR CITIES OF THE MOUNTAIN AND BASIN REGIONS EL PASO, FORT STOCKTON, PRESIDIO, MARGA, AND PECOS
NAFTA NORTH AMERICA FREE TRADE AGREEMENT
MAQUILADORA FACTORY IN MEXICO THAT ASSEMBLES PARTS MADE IN THE UNITED STATES AND ELSEWHERE INTO PRODUCTS FOR EXPORT
ARID LACKING ENOUGH WATER FOR THINGS TO GROW
PETROLEUM A TYPE OF OIL THAT IS THE SOURCE FOR GASOLINE
DROUGHT A PERIOD OF LOWER THAN NORMAL PRECIPITATION
ANIMALS OF THE GREAT PLAINS BUFFALO OR BISON, TURKEY, DEER
ESCARPMENT A STEEP CLIFF
RIVERS OF THE GREAT PLAINS COLORADO AND RED
PALO DURO SPANISH FOR "HARDWOOD"
MAJOR CITIES OF THE GREAT PLAINS AMARILLO, LUBBOCK, MIDLAND, ODESSA, FREDERICKSBURG, KERRVILLE
PLATEAU A HIGH LEVEL LAND AREA RISING FROM AN ESCARPMENT
EROSION THE WEARING AWAY OF EATH'S SURFACE BU THE MOVEMENT OF WATER, WIND, ICE, AND GRAVITY
SUB REGIONS OF THE GREAT PLAINS HIGH PLAINS, EDWARDS PLATEAU, AND LLANO BASIN
DOMINATE TO CONTROL, TO BE THE MAJORITY OF
SUB REGIONS OF THE NORTH CENTRAL PLAINS CROSS TIMBERS, GRAND PRAIRIE, AND ROLLING PLAINS
MESA A SMALL, HIGH PLATEAU
BUTTE A FLAT-TOPPED HILL, SMALLER THAN A MESA
AGRIBUSINESS LARGE-SCALE FARMIN INCLUDING PRODUCTION, PROCESSING, AND DISTRIBUTION
MAJOR CITIES OF THE NORTH CENTRAL PLAINS ARLINGTON, SAN ANGELO, WICHITA FALLS, FORT WORTH, AND FORT HOOD
THINGS THAT ARE GROWN IN THE NORTH CENTRAL PLAINS COTTON, GRAIN, SORGHUM, WHEAT, PEANUTS, AND CORN
COASTAL PLAINS REGION THE STATE'S LARGEST GEOGRAPHIC REGION
MAJOR CITIES OF THE COASTAL PLAINS REGION GALVESTON, HOUSTON, DALLAS, LONGVIEW, AUSTIN, SAN ANTONIO
THINGS THAT ARE GROWN IN THE COASTAL PLAINS CORN, COTTON, RICE, VEGETABLES, GRAINS
SUB REGIONS OF THE COASTAL PLAINS GULF COAST, SOUTH TEXAS, PINEY WOODS, POST OAK BELT, BACKLAND PRAIRIE
ROUTE A LINE OF TRAVEL
PETROCHEMICAL ANY SUBSTANCE MADE FROM PETROLEUM OR NATURAL GAS
ALLUVIAL SOIL RICH SOIL THAT HAS BEEN DEPOSITED FROM FLOWING RIVER WATER
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