Region in the Southwestern United States that encompasses parts of eastern New Mexico and northwestern Texas.- Llano Estacado
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Physiographic subregion within the U.S. state of New Mexico.
The region is largely coterminous with the portion of the Llano Estacado in New Mexico.
The High Plains are a subregion of the Great Plains, mainly in the Western United States, but also partly in the Midwest states of Nebraska, Kansas, and South Dakota, generally encompassing the western part of the Great Plains before the region reaches the Rocky Mountains.
The southern region of the Western High Plains ecology region contains the geological formation known as Llano Estacado which can be seen from a short distance or on satellite maps.
Geographic region at the crossroads of Central, South, and West Texas.
It is bounded by the Balcones Fault to the south and east, the Llano Uplift and the Llano Estacado to the north, and the Pecos River and Chihuahuan Desert to the west.
Basin or depression that formerly contained a standing surface water body, which disappeared when evaporation processes exceeded recharge.
This term is used e.g. on the Llano Estacado and other parts of the Southern High Plains and is commonly used to address paleolake sediments in the Sahara like Lake Ptolemy.
City in and the county seat of Howard County, Texas, United States, at the crossroads of U.S. Highway 87 and Interstate 20.
Long used by regional inhabitants, both permanent and nomadic, with a large number of locally collected artifacts testifying to its heavy occupation, the spring sat astride the several branches of the later-developed Comanche War Trail as they converged on this important water hole from beyond Texas, coming south across the Northern Plains and the Llano Estacado.
Longest tributary of the Arkansas River in the United States.
The canyon the river carves through eastern New Mexico and the Texas Panhandle is the northern border of the Llano Estacado, separating it from the rest of the Great Plains.
Approximately 862 mi long river in the U.S. state of Texas.
The Colorado River originates south of Lubbock, on the Llano Estacado near Lamesa.
The city is in the northwestern part of the state, a region known historically and geographically as the Llano Estacado, and ecologically is part of the southern end of the High Plains, lying at the economic center of the Lubbock metropolitan area, which has an estimated population of 327,424 in 2020.
City in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Potter County.
The city of Amarillo, originally named Oneida, is situated in the Llano Estacado region.
County seat of Curry County, New Mexico, United States, with a population of 37,775 as of the 2010 census, and a 2019 estimated population of 38,319.
Clovis is located in the New Mexico portion of the Llano Estacado, in the eastern part of the state.