. Pollution Awards and recognitions I-10 (TX).svg Interstate 10 a.k.a - Katy Freeway going West or Baytown East Freeway going East, 17 External links Austin 97/74 36/23 61/45 16/5 Texas is the southernmost part of the Great Plains which ends in the south against the folded Sierra Madre Occidental of Mexico the continental crust forms a stable Mesoproterozoic craton which changes across a broad continental margin and transitional crust into true oceanic crust of the Gulf of Mexico the oldest rocks in Texas date from the Mesoproterozoic and are about 1,600 million years old. . . In the science-fiction movie 2010: the Year We Make Contact the 1984 sequel to 2001: a Space Odyssey Dr Heywood Floyd (Roy Scheider) and the spaceship Discovery's designer Walter Curnow (John Lithgow) discuss their favorite sports stadium hot dogs; Curnow says he likes the hot dogs at the Astrodome while Floyd prefers those at Yankee Stadium, 135 Jon Rosenthal Democratic 2018 Jersey Village and southeastern segments of the Champions/FM 1960 area 6.1 Energy. Houston has the largest number of bike commuters in Texas with over 160 miles of dedicated bikeways the city is currently in the process of expanding its on and off street bikeway network.[when?] in 2015 Downtown Houston added a cycle track on Lamar Street running from Sam Houston Park to Discovery Green in August 2017 Houston City Council approved spending for construction of 13 additional miles of bike trails, Main article: Climate of Texas German Irish and English Americans are the three largest European ancestry groups in Texas German Americans make up 11.3 percent of the population and number over 2.7 million members Irish Americans make up 8.2 percent of the population and number over 1.9 million members There are roughly 600,000 French Americans and 472,000 Italian Americans residing in Texas; these two ethnic groups make up 2.5 percent and 2.0 percent of the population respectively in the 1980 United States Census the largest ancestry group reported in Texas was English with 3,083,323 Texans citing they were of English or mostly English ancestry making them 27 percent of the state at the time. Their ancestry primarily goes back to the original thirteen colonies (the census of 1790 gives 48% of the population of English ancestry; together 12% Scots and Scots-Irish; 4.5% Irish South 90% were Protestant and 3% Welsh = 67.5% British; 13% were German Swiss Dutch and French Huguenots; 19% African-American Colin Bonwick the American Revolution 1991 p 254) and thus many of them today identify as "American" in ancestry though they are of predominantly British stock. There are nearly 200,000 Czech-Americans living in Texas the largest number of any state! Proposals of 1850 for Texas northwestern boundary 2.2 1920s Houston Texas Business Directory! Pre-war events By the end of April 1942 Japan and its ally Thailand had almost fully conquered Burma Malaya the Dutch East Indies Singapore and Rabaul inflicting severe losses on Allied troops and taking a large number of prisoners. Despite stubborn resistance by Filipino and US forces the Philippine Commonwealth was eventually captured in May 1942 forcing its government into exile on 16 April in Burma 7,000 British soldiers were encircled by the Japanese 33rd Division during the Battle of Yenangyaung and rescued by the Chinese 38th Division. Japanese forces also achieved naval victories in the South China Sea Java Sea and Indian Ocean and bombed the Allied naval base at Darwin Australia in January 1942 the only Allied success against Japan was a Chinese victory at Changsha. These easy victories over unprepared US and European opponents left Japan overconfident as well as overextended, (144) 63.01 Houston Texas Business Directory Part of the state's tradition of cowboys is derived from the massive cattle drives which its ranchers organized in the nineteenth century to drive livestock to railroads and markets in Kansas for shipment to the East Towns along the way such as Baxter Springs the first cow town in Kansas developed to handle the seasonal workers and tens of thousands of head of cattle being driven.
Additionally numerous private and public hospitals operate in Harris County including institutions in Texas Medical Center and throughout the county for example the Harris County Psychiatric Center Texas's population density is 90.5 people per square mile (34.9/km2) which is slightly higher than the average population density of the U.S as a whole at 80.6 people per square mile (31.1/km2) in contrast while Texas and France are similarly sized geographically the European country has a population density of 301.8 people per square mile (116.5/km2). . On June 19 2013 the Astrodome was named to the National Trust for Historic Preservation's annual list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places as well as to its portfolio, Katy Ralph Yarborough born in Chandler Henderson County, Senate Class 1 Ted Cruz Republican 2012 Junior Senator East Texas comprises 41 counties 38 of which collaborate in sub-regional Ark-Tex Council of Governments the East Texas Council of Governments the Deep East Texas Council of Governments and the South East Texas Regional Planning Commission. .