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BUCK HILL

BUCK HILL. 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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"BUCK HILL," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rjb69), accessed February 09, 2016. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.