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THE FIRST FULL-COLOR ATLAS OF TEXAS FOR STUDENTS
Texas State University Geography Department and W.S. Benson & Company present the first full-color School Atlas of Texas. This sole source item is a must for every 4th and 7th grade classroom and library in Texas. Nationally renowned cartographers from the Texas State University Geography Department developed the content which includes maps, charts, photographs, text and depictions of: Location and Physical Setting, Physical, Environmental, Demographic, Historical, Cultural, and Economic factors of Texas.

NEW LOWER PRICES!
48 pages, 8.5 x 11 in., photographs, full color illustrations, grade 4-7 up

Atlas of Texas (single copy)...
129-8..$ 8.95
Classroom set (22 copies) with teachers guide 129-9...$175.00

Grade 4 teacher's guide (blackline masters) single copy
...130-1..$ 24.00

Grade 7 teacher's guide (blackline masters) single copy
...131-X..$ 24.00

LOCATION AND PHYSICAL SETTING
1. Map of Texas over US, Africa, Europe & South America
2. County line map
3. County lines with major cities

PHYSICAL
4. Shaded relief terrain map
5. Distribution of major rock types
6. Precipitation (summer, winter, average annual)
7. Frost dates
8. Seasonal temperatures
9. Reservoirs and drainage basins
10. Major aquifers
11. Natural regions
12. Ecological regions
13. Earthquakes and fault lines

ENVIRONMENTAL
14. Native mammals
15. Native reptiles
16. Exotic (introduced species)
17. Endangered plants and animals (6 maps)
18. Tourism to state parks

HISTORICAL
19. Major archaeological sites Spanish & native American
20. Native cultures (prior to European exploration)
21. Spanis missions, presidios & trails
22. Mexican land grants
23. Historical cultural regions

24. Texas borders through time
25. Development of rail roads
26. Operations of Texas Buffalo Soldiers
27. Vote on secession

DEMOGRAPHIC
28. Population growth-density by county (5 maps & charts)
29. Income per capita (choropleth)
30. Average unemployment rate distribution (choropleth)
31. Presidential election county voting patterns
32. Gubernatorial election voting patterns

CULTURAL
33. Texas' Claims to Fame
34. Radio stations distribution by county
35. Radio stations-Spanish
36. Ethnic regions-modern day
37. Irrigated acreage-farmland
38. Agricultural zones
39. Dominant cash crops
40. Cotton production since 1899
41. Ranching today
42. Major roads-since 1958
43. Oil, gas and mining employment charts
44. Energy mining-coal and uranium

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