GIRVIN BUTTE. Girvin Butte, bordered to the northwest by U.S. Highway 385, is four miles southwest of Girvin in eastern Pecos County. Its summit (at 31°02' N, 102°26' W) reaches an elevation of 2,771 feet above sea level. The area around the butte is characterized by gentle to steep slopes, surfaced by shallow, stony clay loams that support mesquite and juniper bushes.
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