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BLANKET CREEK (Real County). Blanket Creek, an intermittent, spring-fed stream, rises on the eastern edge of the Frio canyon in southeastern Real County (at 29°39' N, 99°38' W) and flows south, then southwest, for a total of thirteen miles, to its mouth on the Frio River (at 29°35' N, 99°40' W). It is joined by Bear Creek seven miles below its origin. It descends into the Frio canyon over a bed of limestone, gravel, and calcareous soil. The surrounding heavily dissected canyonlands of the Balcones Escarpment are forested with open stands of live oak, Ashe juniper, and mesquite.

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