The types of landforms found in Texas include plains, mountains, waterways and beaches. Padre Island, a popular location for locals and tourists, is another landform located in Texas.Continue Reading
Texas boasts central plains and the Great Plains. The central plains are just northwest of the coast, and this location is where pecan and hickory trees thrive. The Grand Prairie is also located in this region, and this is where the nation's second largest peanut-producing operations take place. The Great Plains are located in the Texas panhandle and feature limestone. It is also home to the majority of America's sheep and goats.
The mountains of Texas are sandy and rocky in the western portion of the state. The Guadalupe Peak of the Davis mountains rests there and is the area's highest elevation at 8,749 feet. Texas Hill Country is made up of rolling hills in the central and western portions of the state. The southeastern edges of the Rocky Mountains are found in the panhandle. These mountains are just east of Amarillo.
In addition to the plains, coastlines and mountains, there are many forests and woody areas, mostly pine, near the Red River, and a few other rivers that grace the land.Learn more about The South
The four main types of landforms are mountains, hills, plateaus, and plains. Other minor landforms are canyons, valleys, and basins. These are natural features that make up a terrain.Full Answer >
The major landforms that are part of the Great Plains of Texas are the Llano Basin, the High Plains and the Edwards Plateau. The Great Plains run from the top of the panhandle down the center west to the center of the state.Full Answer >
Landforms in the North Central Plains of Texas include the Rio Grande River, pine and hardwood forests, deserts and brushlands. The North Central Plains vary in topography and landscape due to the influences of the Rocky Mountains, the Gulf Coast and several fault lines. The Plains contain distinct rolling hills, called "balcones," which translates to "balconies" in English, and refers to the unique balcony shape of the hills.Full Answer >
Important locations on a current map of Texas include major cities such as Dallas, Houston, Fort Worth, Austin and San Antonio, as well as important land and water features such as Interstate 25 and Lewisville Lake. Important historic locations include the Alamo Mission historic site.Full Answer >