5 Themes of Geography Austin

Nova Sarver

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Location, Relative

The relative location of Austin is about on hour and 15 minutes away from San Antonio and 4 hours away from Houston. The relative location isn't the exact location, but something that is easy to explain to someone that might need directions or just kind of wants to know where something is.


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Location, Absolute

The absolute location of Austin is 30.2500 degrees north, and 97.7500 degrees west. The absolute location of something is it's EXACT location.


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Place

Austin is none for its music an watering holes. Austin is home to the Austin Music Hall, Stubbs, Austin 360 and MANY MANY more live music venues. Austin also has so many places to swim, and it being very humid here, that is a good thing. Places like Hamilton Pool and Krause Springs all add to Austin's awesome feel.


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Region, Physical

Austin is a beautiful city; the Colorado River flows through the center of it, with numerous lakes that stretch for nearly 100 miles. East of the river are the prairies, and northwest the land rises from 425 feet to about 1,000 feet in the hills.




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Region, Human

Austin being the 11 largest city in the US it home to a total of 1,873,435 people, with the largest ethnic group being Anglo. The largest religion in Austin is Evangelical Protestant and the most common language is English.
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Movement

People want to move to Austin for many reasons. Watering holes, the cost of living is low, there are jobs, people are friendly, there are lots of different seasons, there's stuff to do, LIVE MUSIC EVERYWHERE!!! The list goes on and on...........


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Human Environment Interaction

Using Austin for what it offers us. The only thing I can think of is music. If you really are in to music there are a lot of music producers and scouts who would love to see you.