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environment
surroundings like physical, social, cultural conditions
absolute location
exact pisiton of a place on earths in expressed in latitude and longitude
relative location
location of a place in relation to other places
place
a geographic location, usually a town or city, its physical and human characteristics
human-environment interaction
how people use and adopt or change their surrounding and how the phusical environment often affects humans
regions
an area that is unified by one or more common characteristics
plain
a landform that generally is level
fault
is a weak place in the earth crust
aquifer
an underground water reserviour
plateau
a broad level landform that has steeps cliffs called escarment on least one side and high elevation than the surround
savanna
a grassland and scattered trees and drought resistant undergrowth
norther
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What is Texas lake water often used for?
drinking water
Where do almost all rivers in Texas flow to?
Gulf of Mexico, southeast
What are springs?
where aquifers meeet to the surface
What is the rich soil in Texas most used for?
farming and ranching
What does the theme of geography, movement, refer to?
people, ideas, goods
What is an escarpment?
Steep clift