Austin's 5 themes of Geography

=====By Joseph Adamo=====

Location

Austin is located in Texas. Its absolute location is 30.2500º N, 97.7500º West.

Austin is located around the Alamo, San Antonio, and Houston. the surrounding states are New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana.

Place

The geography of Austin is low rolling hills. It has some lakes and is hot and currently in a drought. Keep Austin Weird has been a motto in Austin for a couple of years and symbolizes the diversity. In austin you can go to pretty much and restraunt (excluding chains) and see live music.


Human-Environment Interaction

Austin is currently in a very long drought and we are adapting to it by catching rain, limitedwater use, and reducing time to water plants and the lawn. Lake Travis was made as as reservoir for the colarado river. Mansfield damn was constructed to control flooding, hold water, and generate power.


Movement

Everyone gets around in Austin by cars and bike. Ideas are ushally shared by texting, emails, and telephone.


Regions

Austin has many hills, lakes, and rivers. The city is mainly a grassland, the cllimate is warm/hot. The most common religion is Austin is Christianity, but there are others. The Rio Grande, the sabiine, and Red rivers are Austins natural boundries.