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Great Plains. North Central Plains. Mountains and Basins. Coastal Plains. The Four Regions of Texas. The Great Plains The Great Plains Region is broken into two VERY different types of geography: The Edwards Plateau and The High Plains. High Plains. Edwards Plateau.

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Coastal plains

Great Plains

North Central Plains

Mountains and Basins

Coastal Plains

The Four Regions of Texas


Coastal plains

The Great Plains

The Great Plains Region is broken into two VERY different types of geography:

The Edwards Plateau and The High Plains

High Plains

Edwards Plateau


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Landforms

Caprock Escarpment

Edwards Plateau and Llano Basin

Plains High Plains and Llano Estacado (Staked Plains)

Canyons in the North

(Palo Duro Canyon)

The Great Plains are at a higher elevation than the NCP

Hills

Balcones Escarpment


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Natural Vegetation

Edwards Plateau

High Plains

Grasslands

Very Few Trees

Savanna (grasses, small trees and shrubs)


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Natural Resources

Oil

Natural Gas

Edwards Plateau

High Plains

Savanna

Grasses, Cedar Trees and Live Oak Trees

Animals: Quail, Deer and Wild Turkeys

In the Permian Basin part of the High Plains

Aquifers

Ogallala

Edwards


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Economic Activities

Edwards Plateau

High Plains

Ranching - Cattle

Ranching – Sheep and Goats

Hunting

Farming – Wheat and Cotton

Tourism


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Austin

Cities of the Great Plains

High Plains

Edwards Plateau

Amarillo

Lubbock

Midland

Odessa

Fredericksburg

Kerrville


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