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Great Plains Region. Geographic Subdivision. Llano Basin Edwards Plateau High Plains. Location. The Llano Basin lies almost in the center of Texas The Edwards Plateau encompasses the southern part of the Great Plains The High Plains cover most of the northwestern part of the state.

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Geographic subdivision
Geographic Subdivision

  • Llano Basin

  • Edwards Plateau

  • High Plains


Location
Location

  • The Llano Basin lies almost in the center of Texas

  • The Edwards Plateau encompasses the southern part of the Great Plains

  • The High Plains cover most of the northwestern part of the state.


Geographic features
Geographic Features

  • Llano Basin- granite

  • Edwards Plateau-primarily limestone, with lots of caves and underground streams

  • High Plains-very flat land


Climate
Climate

  • The Llano Basin and Edwards Plateau 30 inches of precipitation per year.

  • The High Plains has a very dry climate less than 20 inches per year.


Natural resources
Natural Resources

  • Limestone

  • Granite

  • Aquifer that supplies water to several cities, including San Antonio

  • Vast farming area (High Plains)


Economic resources
Economic Resources

  • Granite-used in building homes and businesses

  • Farming-Wheat, cotton, corn, hay

  • Ranching-Cattle, sheep, goats

  • Oil production


Major cities
Major Cities

  • Amarillo

  • Lubbock

  • Midland

  • Odessa


Rivers
Rivers

  • Brazos River

  • Colorado River

  • Canadian River

  • Red River


Llano basin
Llano Basin

  • The pink granite used to make the capital building in Austin came from the Llano Basin




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