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BIG FIELDERS CREEK

BIG FIELDERS CREEK. Big Fielders Creek rises five miles west of Big Hackberry Canyon in eastern Terrell County (at 30°14' N, 101°52' W) and runs southeast for thirty miles to its mouth on the Pecos River, a mile below Cash Canyon in northwestern Val Verde County (at 30°08' N, 101°34' W). The creek joins Henderson Draw two miles above the Pecos River. The path of Big Fielders Creek sharply dissects massive limestone that underlies flat terrain, forming a rugged and winding valley. Wash deposits of sand, gravel, and mud cover the canyon floor. The soils of the area, generally dark, calcareous, stony clays and clay loams, support oaks, junipers, grasses, and mesquites.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Big Fielders Creek," accessed August 30, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbbpd.

Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.