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LONG CANYON CREEK

LONG CANYON CREEK. Long Canyon Creek rises at the convergence of several drainages in a steep, narrow canyon seven miles southwest of Dumont and two miles west of the King county line in northeastern Dickens County (at 33°42' N, 100°33' W) and runs southeast for fifteen miles, through sparsely settled ranchland, to its mouth on the South Wichita River, six miles west of Guthrie in west central King County (at 33°37' N, 100°25' W). The stream originates in moderately steep slopes surfaced by shallow to moderately deep silt loams that support mesquite and grasses. It then flows across rolling to steep slopes surfaced by shallow, locally stony clay loams that support juniper, cactus, and sparse grasses along its banks. The area was included in the Pitchfork Ranch lands.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
Fred Arrington, A History of Dickens County: Ranches and Rolling Plains (Quanah, Texas: Nortex, 1971).

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