High Above The Others

by: Riley Hammett

Come visit the Texas high plains

come see the beautiful scenery along the country side. it is full of interesting land forms and wildlife. While the land itself is 3000 feet above sea level !


photo from:


"Texas A&M Forest Service - Trees of Texas - Eco-Regions - High Plains - High Plains."Texas A&M Forest Service - Trees of Texas - Eco-Regions - High Plains - High Plains. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Oct. 2013.

weather

Texas high plains have a cold semi arid climate. many droughts have occurred in the past 100 years. its average rainfall is between 35 and 23 inches per year. Texas high plains have hot summers and mild winters.


some of the wildlife includes

come see the magnificent land forms created by weathering, erosion, and deposition

weathering:first step to forming soil and sedimentary rock

erosion:moving of rock from one place to another

deposition: laying down of sediment

make sure to visit Palo Duro canyon

if you visit the high plains make sure you visit the Palo Duro canyon which is labeled as the grand canyon of Texas photo from: palo duro canyon. 2005. Photograph. n.p. Web. 31 Oct 2013.


recreational activities

the high plains are known for its fishing, hunting, and hiking.