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Texas Geography Test

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This river makes up the eastern border in Texas.
Sabine river
Most rivers in Texas flow southeast into this large body of water.
Gulf of Mexico
This country lies southwest of Texas and shares a boarder with Texas
Mexico
This river flows between Texas and Oklahoma
Red river
This river flows along the southern border and separates Texas and Mexico
Rio Grande
Which direction would you be traveling, if you went from Austin to El Paso?
West
Houston is which direction from Austin?
East
What type of line is the equator parallel or meridian?
Parallel
The river that flows through Austin and most of Texas
Colorado river
From Austin, which direction would you travel to get to San Antonio?
South
Lines of latitude run east/west and measure in degrees?
North/South
Longitude lines run north/south and measure in degrees?
East/West
Dallas is which direction from Austin?
North
Inlet of sea or other body of water. smaller than a gulf
Bay
Elevated or nearly level of the earth's surface larger in summit area than a mountain.
Plateau
A narrow channel of water that connects two larger bodies of water
Strait
A point or extension of land jutting into water, small and thinner than a peninsula
Cape
Part of the river where it's water empties into a larger body of water
Mouth
A portion of land nearly surrounded by water and connected to a larger body of land
Peninsula
Soil deposited at the mouth of the river
Delta
A body of saltwater smaller than an ocean
Sea
Which city lies west from Austin?
El Paso
The state that lies to the west of Texas
New Mexico
This river starts in New Mexico and flows all the through Texas into the Gulf of Mexico
Brazos River
Which direction is Texas in relation to the equator?
North
Absolute and Relative make up which theme of geography?
Location
What are the four US bordering states around Texas
Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico
Which two hemispheres is South America located in?
Northern and Southern
Which two hemispheres is Texas located in?
Northern and Western
Which hemisphere is Asia located in; Eastern or Western?
Eastern
What is another name for the zero degree line of longitude?
Prime Meridian