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  • 1. Chapter 3: The Regions of Texas Section 2: The Gulf Coastal Plain
  • 2. Gulf Coastal Plain
  • 3. Gulf Coastal Plain
    • Divided into 5 subregions
    • Subregion smaller regions
  • 4.
  • 5. Piney Woods
  • 6. Piney Woods
    • Heavily wooded region in East Texas
    • Easternmost subregion of the Gulf Coastal Plain
  • 7. Piney Woods Big Thicket National Preserve
  • 8. Gulf Coastal Plain
  • 9. Gulf Coast Plain
    • Mainland near the coast is full of bayous
    • Bayous tributaries off larger bodies of water where the water usually moves slowly
  • 10. Buffalo Bayou
  • 11. Buffalo Bayou
  • 12. Big Cypress Bayou
  • 13. Gulf Coast Plain
    • This subregion includes Houston & Corpus Christi
    Downtown Houston, Texas
  • 14. Gulf Coast Plain
    • Houston is the largest city in Texas!
  • 15. Gulf Coast Plain
    • Petrochemicals chemicals made from gas and oil
  • 16. South Texas Plains
  • 17. South Texas Plains
    • Includes the Rio Grande Valley
    • San Antonio is the largest city in the South Texas Plains
  • 18. Post Oak Belt
  • 19. Post Oak Belt
    • Lignite a type of soft coal
  • 20. Post Oak Belt
    • Largest city is Bryan-College Station
  • 21. Blackland Prarie
  • 22. Blackland Prairie
    • Rich black soil ideal for farming
    • Contains Dallas
    • Metroplex term used to refer to Dallas-Ft. Worth Area
  • 23. Facts: Important Cities: Blackland Prairie Facts: Important Cities: Post Oak Belt Facts: Important Cities: South Texas Plains Facts: Important Cities: Gulf Coastal Plain Facts: Important Cities: Piney Woods