the southwest

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lessons 1-3


a deep narrow valley with steep sides


a hill with a flat top


they are like mesas but smaller


slow wearing away from the land by water wind or ice


dry land where little rain falls


to change in order to survive in a (southwest) environment


a period of little or no rain



texas, Oklahoma

=2 of our country's largest producers of oil


underground layers of rock or sand that trap rain water


place where underground water comes to the surface


canal or pipe that carries water to farms or cities

dry farming

a way to grow crops with only a small amount of rain water

crude oil

a not very useful oil. it must be taken to a refinery


where the crude oil is refined into different parts


chemicals made of petroleum. (paint, ink in a pen, clothing, shoes)

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