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TWIN PEAKS [#2] (Brewster County). The Twin Peaks, also known as the Twin Sisters, are four miles southwest of Alpine in northwestern Brewster County (centered at 30°19' N, 103°43' W). The northern peak has an elevation of 6,133 feet above sea level, rising some 1,400 feet above U.S. highways 67 and 90, one mile north. The southern peak has an elevation of 6,112 feet above sea level. The area has shallow, stony soils that support Douglas fir, aspen, Arizona cypress, maple, ponderosa pine, and madrone.


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"TWIN PEAKS [#2] (BREWSTER COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 07, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.