EL BARROSA CREEK
EL BARROSA CREEK. El Barrosa Creek rises eight miles south of Carrizo Springs in western Dimmit County (at 28°24' N, 99°55' W) and runs northeast for thirteen miles to its mouth on Soldier Slough, 6½ miles east of Carrizo Springs and just west of the Thirteen oilfield in north central Dimmit County (at 28°30' N, 99°45' W). The stream rises in flat to rolling terrain with local escarpments, surfaced by deep, fine sandy loam that supports brush and grasses, and descends to a flat area with locally shallow depressions, surfaced by clay and sandy loam that supports water-tolerant hardwoods and grasses. Barrosa is Spanish for "muddy."
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