5 Themes of Geography
by Kelly Hearn
Here is an example of relative location. Austin is the capital of Texas. It is near the center of the state and northeast of San Antonio.
The Capital Metro bus is a very common use of transportation in Austin. People use it going to work, school, and social events.
Austin is in the state of Texas, which is located in the south. The south consists of states that are located in the southern part of the US.
Austin is the Live Music Capital of the world! Tons of people come to Austin to see great live music.
Ever since Lake Travis went into a drought, everyone has been forced to adapt. Peoples' property on the lake was damaged, docks are no longer on the Lake, and everyone has to use less water.
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