Buck Hill is thirty-two miles north of Terlingua in west central Brewster County (at 29°46' N, 103°36' W). Its summit, with an elevation of 4,184 feet above sea level, rises 280 feet above State Highway 118, a mile to the east. Buck Hill is a small, faulted, sill-like intrusion of igneous rock. Its shallow, stony soils support scrub brush and grasses.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.
Handbook of Texas Online,
accessed May 29, 2022,
Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Original Publication Date:
Most Recent Revision Date:
November 1, 1994