Houston Texas

Houston Texas

Houston Texas - Global : Houston, in southeast Texas near The Gulf of Mexico, was founded in 1836. It was named after General Sam Houston, president of the Republic of Texas. This metropolis is the most populous city in Texas and the 4th most populous city in USA. It is located i

Houston, in southeast Texas near The Gulf of Mexico, was founded in 1836. It was named after General Sam Houston, president of the Republic of Texas. This metropolis is the most populous city in Texas and the 4th most populous city in USA. It is located in the Biome of the Gulf Coastal Plains. The vegetation type is Temperate Grassland. The city is build on Marshes, Swamps and Prairie and flooding is a recurring problem. Houston has a total area of 1 558 sq km of which 1501 sq km is land and 58 sq km is water, ie 3.7% of the area is water. It has 4 major bayous: Buffalo Bayou; Houston Ship Channel; Brays Bayou and White Oak Bayou. The geology is clay, clay shales and poorly cemented sand.

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