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BLACK HILLS (Brewster County). The Black Hills are eighteen miles northeast of the Persimmon Gap Ranger Station in east central Brewster County (centered at 29°49' N, 102°59' W). The highest point in the Black Hills, at an elevation of 3,385 feet above sea level, rises some 585 feet above Dove Mountain Road, a half mile south. The soils in the Black Hills are shallow and stony and support scrub brush and grasses.

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