Chapter 3:  The Regions of Texas Section 3: The Central Plains
The Central Plains
 
Central Plains
The Grand Prairie
The Grand Prairie <ul><li>Thin soil </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetation:  grasses, shrubs, small trees </li></ul><ul><li>Livestoc...
The Grand Prairie <ul><li>Ft. Worth is the largest city in the Grand Prairie and the Texas Central Plains </li></ul>
The Grand Prairie <ul><li>Ft. Worth: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Processing Cen...
The Cross Timbers
Early settlers noted how the Cross Timbers divided the surrounding Prairie land .
Two separate belts  make up the Cross Timbers subregion of Texas!
The Cross Timbers <ul><li>Two Belts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Western Belt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eastern Belt </li></ul><...
The Cross Timbers <ul><li>Eastern Cross Timbers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elms, hickories, post oak  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>W...
The Cross Timbers The Eastern Cross Timbers cuts the Metroplex in half
The Rolling Plains
The Rolling Plains <ul><li>Covered mostly by prairie grasses </li></ul><ul><li>Cattle Ranching </li></ul><ul><li>Farming: ...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Tx history-ch-3.3

2,793 views
2,739 views

Published on

Published in: Technology, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
2,793
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2,217
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
18
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Tx history-ch-3.3

  1. 1. Chapter 3: The Regions of Texas Section 3: The Central Plains
  2. 2. The Central Plains
  3. 4. Central Plains
  4. 5. The Grand Prairie
  5. 6. The Grand Prairie <ul><li>Thin soil </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetation: grasses, shrubs, small trees </li></ul><ul><li>Livestock </li></ul><ul><li>Thin soil limits farming </li></ul>
  6. 7. The Grand Prairie <ul><li>Ft. Worth is the largest city in the Grand Prairie and the Texas Central Plains </li></ul>
  7. 8. The Grand Prairie <ul><li>Ft. Worth: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Processing Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturing Center </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. The Cross Timbers
  9. 10. Early settlers noted how the Cross Timbers divided the surrounding Prairie land .
  10. 11. Two separate belts make up the Cross Timbers subregion of Texas!
  11. 12. The Cross Timbers <ul><li>Two Belts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Western Belt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eastern Belt </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. The Cross Timbers <ul><li>Eastern Cross Timbers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elms, hickories, post oak </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Western Cross Timbers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blackjack oak, cedar, hickory, mesquite, pecan, & post oak </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. The Cross Timbers The Eastern Cross Timbers cuts the Metroplex in half
  14. 15. The Rolling Plains
  15. 16. The Rolling Plains <ul><li>Covered mostly by prairie grasses </li></ul><ul><li>Cattle Ranching </li></ul><ul><li>Farming: cotton, sorghum, wheat </li></ul><ul><li>Largest Cities: Abilene & Wichita Falls </li></ul>

×