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CRYSTAL CREEK (Presidio County). Crystal Creek rises near the southeast side of the base of Antelope Mesa in east central Presidio County (at 29°54' N, 103°51' W) and runs southeast for twenty miles to its mouth on Terlingua Creek, in southwest Brewster County (at 29°41' N, 103°42' W). Its course crosses desert mountain terrain, canyonland of volcanic deposits, and moderate to steep slopes of clay and limestone, surfaced in some areas by generally light reddish-brown to brown sand and clay loams that support sparse grasses, cacti, and desert shrubs.

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