Chapter 3:  The Regions of Texas Section 1: A Regional Crossroads
Why are we studying this? <ul><li>Texas has several regions with different landforms and climates. </li></ul>
Common Regional Names <ul><li>Many places in Texas have unusual names that describe some geographic characteristic or feat...
Common Regional Names <ul><li>Sunbelt —region of the southern and southwestern United States so called for its warm climat...
 
Common Regional Names Panhandle
Common Regional Names Redlands Located in Northeast part of the state.
Common Regional Names Coastal Bend
Common Regional Names <ul><li>Texas is often divided into regions based on their location. </li></ul>
Common Regional Names <ul><li>North </li></ul><ul><li>South </li></ul><ul><li>West  </li></ul><ul><li>East </li></ul>These...
Common Regional Names Is Ft. Worth in  North  or  West  Texas?
Common Regional Names <ul><li>Some consider Ft. Worth to be in the West Texas because  of its ties to the cattle industry ...
Natural Regions <ul><li>Natural Region —an area with a common physical environment </li></ul>
Natural Regions <ul><li>10 Natural Regions in the U.S. </li></ul>
 
What is a crossroads?
Natural Regions <ul><li>Parts of  4 natural regions found in Texas. </li></ul>
 
 
Natural Regions <ul><li>Gulf Coastal Plain </li></ul>
Natural Regions <ul><li>Central Plains </li></ul>
Natural Regions <ul><li>Great Plains </li></ul>
Natural Regions <ul><li>Intermountain Basins & Plateaus  </li></ul>
? Great Plains
? Gulf Coastal Plain
? Central Plains
? Intermountain Basins & Plateaus
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TX History Ch 3.1

  1. 1. Chapter 3: The Regions of Texas Section 1: A Regional Crossroads
  2. 2. Why are we studying this? <ul><li>Texas has several regions with different landforms and climates. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Common Regional Names <ul><li>Many places in Texas have unusual names that describe some geographic characteristic or feature. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Common Regional Names <ul><li>Sunbelt —region of the southern and southwestern United States so called for its warm climate </li></ul>
  5. 6. Common Regional Names Panhandle
  6. 7. Common Regional Names Redlands Located in Northeast part of the state.
  7. 8. Common Regional Names Coastal Bend
  8. 9. Common Regional Names <ul><li>Texas is often divided into regions based on their location. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Common Regional Names <ul><li>North </li></ul><ul><li>South </li></ul><ul><li>West </li></ul><ul><li>East </li></ul>These regions are based on perceptions!
  10. 11. Common Regional Names Is Ft. Worth in North or West Texas?
  11. 12. Common Regional Names <ul><li>Some consider Ft. Worth to be in the West Texas because of its ties to the cattle industry in the West. </li></ul>
  12. 13. Natural Regions <ul><li>Natural Region —an area with a common physical environment </li></ul>
  13. 14. Natural Regions <ul><li>10 Natural Regions in the U.S. </li></ul>
  14. 16. What is a crossroads?
  15. 17. Natural Regions <ul><li>Parts of 4 natural regions found in Texas. </li></ul>
  16. 20. Natural Regions <ul><li>Gulf Coastal Plain </li></ul>
  17. 21. Natural Regions <ul><li>Central Plains </li></ul>
  18. 22. Natural Regions <ul><li>Great Plains </li></ul>
  19. 23. Natural Regions <ul><li>Intermountain Basins & Plateaus </li></ul>
  20. 24. ? Great Plains
  21. 25. ? Gulf Coastal Plain
  22. 26. ? Central Plains
  23. 27. ? Intermountain Basins & Plateaus

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