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LOMA ALTA RESERVOIR. Loma Alta Reservoir (Loma Alta Lake) is two miles north of Brownsville in southern Cameron County (centered at 25°59' N, 97°25' W). The surrounding terrain is flat to rolling and is surfaced by dark, commonly calcareous clays that support mesquite, grasses, and cacti.


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"LOMA ALTA RESERVOIR," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed August 01, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.