TWIN MOUNTAINS (LAMPASAS COUNTY)
TWIN MOUNTAINS (Lampasas County). The Twin Mountains are ten miles northwest of Lampasas in central Lampasas County (at 31°11' N, 98°16' W). The northern summit rises 160 feet above a nearby branch of School Creek at an elevation of 1,516 feet above sea level, while the other summit rises 130 feet above the stream at an elevation of 1,487 feet. The mountains stand in an area of the Grand Prairies, characterized by steeply to moderately sloping hills and shallow, stony, sandy, and clayey loams. Vegetation consists primarily of grasses and open stands of live oak, mesquite, and Ashe juniper.
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