CERRO BOLUDO. Cerro Boludo is two miles north of San Jacinto Mountain in east central Presidio County (at 29°48' N, 103°57' W). Its summit, at an elevation of 4,740 feet above sea level, rises 740 feet over Little San Jacinto Creek, which runs along its southern edge. Its name is Spanish for "round (or bald) hill." Cerro Boludo is a Tertiary intrusion surrounded by sedimentary deposits of sandstones and conglomerates in the Alamito Creek valley. The surrounding terrain of desert mountains and rugged canyonland is surfaced by loose rubble. Local vegetation consists primarily of sparse grasses, cacti, and desert shrubs of conifers and oaks.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "Cerro Boludo," accessed February 12, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rjc29.
Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Get Texas history everyday,
with day by day
Each day's email tells a little bit more of the story of Texas and links to our collection of more than 27,000 articles