PAISANO CREEK (PRESIDIO COUNTY)
PAISANO CREEK (Presidio County). Paisano Creek, also known as Lencito Draw, rises in Sunny Glen in northeastern Presidio County (at 30°17' N, 103°47' W) and runs northeast for thirty-five miles, crossing northwestern Brewster County into southwestern Pecos County before draining into Coyanosa Draw (at 30°47' N, 103°17' W) seven miles west of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe line. Its course crosses alluvial and fan deposits of sands and gravel, runs over conglomerates, and ends in limestone and clay. The land surface consists of generally light reddish-brown to brown sands; clay loams; and rough stony ground. The vegetation consists primarily of sparse grasses, cacti, and desert shrubs.
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