SOLITARIO PEAK. Solitario Peak is three miles west of the Brewster county line in southeastern Presidio County (at 29°28' N, 103°50' W). At an elevation of 4,786 feet above sea level, its summit rises 386 feet over Righthand Shutup, a canyon that runs along its eastern edge. Solitario Peak is a Tertiary intrusion that stands in the Solitario uplift. The area is desert mountain terrain of basalt deposits. Area vegetation consists primarily of sparse grasses, cacti, desert shrubs, and scrub brush.
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