PIKE'S PEAK (PECOS COUNTY)
PIKE'S PEAK (Pecos County). Pike's Peak is near Acebuche Draw and the Chancellor siding on the tracks of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway eighteen miles southwest of Fort Stockton in southwest Pecos County (at 30°41' N, 102°05' W). Its summit rises to an elevation of 3,858 feet. The area is characterized by mesquite and juniper brush mixed with gray oak, piñon, and sparse grasses that grow on undulating to moderately steep land. The soil is shallow and stony with local deep and dense dissections.
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