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Mountains And Basins

Mrs.Smith TX History

George Strong

on 14 September 2012

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By : George Strong, Sarah Scharpf,Nolan Scherzer, Jacob Pivonka Mountains & Basins Region Of Texas. NATURAL RESOURCES:
Petroleum, natural gas, and minerals such as copper, sulfur, clay, salt,and talc come from the mountains and basins region. PHYSICAL FEATURES:
Deserts, basins, mountains, and very very few forests around mountain areas. Also there are plateaus, and the Rio Grande and pecos river. Jumano : Moved one place to another throughout the year, hunter -Gatherers , lived in adobe houses, Had Tattoos
Apache : Nomadic ,mostly ate Buffalo and it's by- products but also planted Maize, pumpkins, and beans.
Tigua : Only tribe still in Texas, also lived in adobe houses. American Indian Tribes: Driest part of Texas
Only gets 8 inches of rain each year. In the mountains they get 2o inches of rainfall yearly.
Have hot days cool nights. Climate :
El Captin
Guadalupe Mountains
Hueco Tanks State Historical Park
McDonald Observatory
Monahans Sandhills State Park
Big Bend National Park Natural / Historic Landmarks: Major Cities : Kermit
Monahans (cc) photo by medhead on Flickr El paso
Fort Davis

Ranching: Farming: Fruits Vegetables Cotton (cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr (cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr Marfa
Alpine Cattle Sheep Goat Cantaloupes Oil and Gas Part of Permian basin
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