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CUEVAS CREEK. Cuevas Creek rises six miles northeast of El Indio in south central Maverick County (at 28°33' N, 100°13' W) and runs southwest for twelve miles before emptying into Saus Creek a mile north of the Rio Grande in southwest Maverick County (at 28°31' N, 100°20' W). Chaparral, mesquite, and various grasses grow in the area's clayey soil, which surfaces low-rolling hills and prairie. Cuevas is Spanish for "caves."

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