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Geography of Texas: Clear Lake, Katy Prairie Conservancy, Big Thicket, Edwards Plateau, Parks and Open Spaces of Collin County, Texas

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Published August 14th 2011
ISBN : 9781157684558
Paperback
24 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Clear Lake, Katy Prairie Conservancy, Big Thicket, Edwards Plateau, Parks and open spaces of CollinMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Clear Lake, Katy Prairie Conservancy, Big Thicket, Edwards Plateau, Parks and open spaces of Collin County, Texas, Texas Coastal Bend, Comancheria, Winter Garden Region, Trans-Pecos, Odessa Meteor Crater, Western Gulf coastal grasslands, Tamaulipan mezquital, Texas blackland prairies, Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Texas High Plains AVA, Texas Hill Country AVA, Texoma AVA, Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country AVA, McFaddin and Texas Point National Wildlife Refuges, Pelican Island, Texas Davis Mountains AVA, Mesilla Valley AVA, Bell Mountain AVA, Escondido Valley AVA, June 2007 Texas flooding, Sierra Madera crater, Extreme points of Texas, List of geographical regions in Texas, Texaplex, Texas Highland Lakes, Horsehead Crossing, Golden Triangle, Aransas, Matagorda Peninsula, Marquez crater, McGee Bend Reservoir. Excerpt: Clear Lake, or the Clear Lake Area, is a region in parts of Harris and Galveston County in Texas, United States. It is part of the Galveston Bay Area, which itself is a section of the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown metropolitan area. The area is geographically characterized by the bodies of water in it and around it, including Clear Lake, Taylor Lake, Clear Creek, and Galveston Bay. Clear Lake is relatively affluent with a thriving business community. The areas most important business sectors are aerospace and tourism. It is home to the Johnson Space Center and numerous aerospace contracting firms. The lake itself is home to one of the largest concentrations of recreational boats and marinas in the nation. The Clear Lake region is named, as it implies, for Clear Lake, a brackish lake that empties into Galveston Bay. The lake is fed by Clear Creek and empties into Galveston Bay. The name Clear Lake is often used in a variety of ways depending on the source. Apart from referring to the lake itself or the re...