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BECERRO CREEK. Becerro Creek begins two miles southeast of Bigfoot in far northeastern Frio County (at 29°01' N, 98°51' W) and runs southwest for ten miles to its mouth on San Miguel Creek, twelve miles northeast of Pearsall (at 28°56' N, 98°55' W). Becerro is Spanish for "yearling calf." The upper stream traverses an area of low-rolling hills and prairie; the downstream terrain is flat with locally shallow depressions. The land surface is clay and sand. Grasses, dwarf evergreen oaks, mesquite, water-tolerant hardwoods, and conifers grow in the area.

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