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NOELKE HILL. Noelke Hill, in southeastern Upton County, is seven miles south of Rankin near the source of Noelke Creek. The summit (at 31°09' N, 101°55' W) reaches an elevation of 3,026 feet above sea level. The hill is composed of massive limestone and dolomite substrate. Oak, juniper, and some mesquite grow in the shallow and stony soil.


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"NOELKE HILL," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.