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Coastal Plains North Central Plains Great Plains Mountains and Basins The Four Regions of Texas

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  • Coastal Plains North Central Plains Great Plains Mountains and Basins The Four Regions of Texas
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  • High Plains The Great Plains The Great Plains Region is broken into two VERY different types of geography: The Edwards Plateau and The High Plains Edwards Plateau
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  • Landforms Canyons in the North (Palo Duro Canyon) The Great Plains are at a higher elevation than the NCP Edwards Plateau and Llano Basin Plains High Plains and Llano Estacado (Staked Plains) Balcones Escarpment Caprock Escarpment Hills
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  • Natural Vegetation High Plains Edwards Plateau Savanna (grasses, small trees and shrubs) Grasslands Very Few Trees
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  • Natural Resources High Plains Edwards Plateau Savanna Grasses, Cedar Trees and Live Oak Trees Animals: Quail, Deer and Wild Turkeys Oil Natural Gas In the Permian Basin part of the High Plains Aquifers Ogallala Edwards
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  • Economic Activities High Plains Edwards Plateau Ranching - CattleRanching Sheep and Goats Hunting Tourism Farming Wheat and Cotton
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  • Austin Cities of the Great Plains Amarillo High PlainsEdwards Plateau Lubbock Midland Odessa Kerrville Fredericksburg

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