MONAHANS DRAW. Monahans Draw rises five miles north of Penwell in central Ector County (at 31°49' N, 102°36' W) and runs east for fifty-three miles to its mouth on Midland Draw, north of Interstate Highway 20 in northeast Midland County (at 31°58' N, 101°53' W). The draw is composed of sand substrate with sandy soil. It is a freshwater marsh during wet periods. Thickets of oak grow along its banks. On the draw some six miles southeast of the Regional Airport were found remains of the "Midland Man," estimated to be about 20,000 years old.
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