Mountains & Basins by Haylee Horn and Kyla Northcutt

Average annual temperatures & rainfall

Average Rain fall : 8-10 inches.

Average temperature- high: 110 Fahrenheit. Low : 85 fahrenheit

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Mountains, plains & canyons.

Soil type & vegetation

Soil- Some soils are deep, well-drained dark grayish-brown to reddish-brown silt loams, clay loams, and clays. sand, Many areas have shallow soils & rock out crops & size able have deep sands.

Vegetation-Yucca, Agrave, Bushes, Mesquite, Big tooth maple & Cactus

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Major Cities

  • Alpine
  • Fort Davis
  • Monahans
  • Pecos
  • El Paso

Effects of weathering, erosion & deposition

  • Canyons
  • Valleys
  • Soils