Arroyo del Tigre Chiquita ("Brook of the Small Tiger") rises in southeastern Zapata County half a mile east of the Starr county line (at 26°38' N, 99°03' W) and runs northwest for six miles to its mouth on the International Falcon Reservoir, immediately east of U.S. Highway 83 and one mile southeast of Lopeño (at 26°42' N, 99°06' W). It crosses low-rolling to flat terrain surfaced by shallow to deep sandy and clay loams in which grow scrub brush, grasses, and cacti.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.
“Arroyo del Tigre Chiquita,”
Handbook of Texas Online,
accessed May 21, 2022,
Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Original Publication Date:
Most Recent Revision Date:
November 1, 1994