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BIRD POUROFF CANYON CREEK. Bird Pouroff Canyon Creek begins ten miles northwest of Gilpin in southeast Dickens County (at 33°29' N, 100°34' W) and extends southwest for five miles before merging with Croton Creek (at 33°28' N, 100°35' W). Close to its mouth it descends almost 300 feet through a steep, narrow canyon. The area is characterized by densely dissected gullies and low hills; the soils are shallow to fairly deep loams. Bird Pouroff Canyon is one of many drains of the Croton Breaks, an area of broken terrain in southeastern Dickens County.

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