By: Lorin Boutte'
Texas is know for oil. Texas gets the oil from oil rigs. The oil rigs have a giant pipe that gets oil from under the ground.
The desert is mostly filled with cactus. The cactus stay alive by storing water inside of them.
The Southwest also gets a lot of tourist. Some of the most popular attractions are the Grand Canyon, Johnson Space Center, Alamo, and the Cherokee Cultural Center.