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Arroyo Balluco


Arroyo Balluco, a canyon with an intermittent stream in its upper reaches, begins 2½ miles northeast of the Mile High Golf Course and ten miles north of Sierra Blanca in central Hudspeth County (at 31°18' N, 105°23' W) and runs southwest for twenty-seven miles to its mouth on the Rio Grande, four miles southeast of Esperanza (at 31°07' N, 105°40' W). It runs through steep to gently sloping terrain surfaced by stony clay loams and sandy loams that support scrub brush, grasses, juniper, oak, chaparral, and cacti.

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Anonymous, “Arroyo Balluco,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 29, 2020,

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