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GOPHER CREEK. Gopher Creek rises three miles southwest of Jones Reservoir in northeastern Borden County (at 32°55' N, 101°11' W) and runs southwest for four miles to its mouth on East Gavett Creek (at 32°52' N, 101°15' W). The area's deep clay loams support numerous short grasses and wild upland plants; the local elevation is 2,560 feet above sea level.

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