SANDERS HOLLOW CREEK
SANDERS HOLLOW CREEK. Sanders Hollow Creek originates five miles east of Afton in north central Dickens County (at 33°45' N, 100°44' W), at an elevation of 2,400 feet, and runs north for nine miles before entering the South Pease, or Tongue, River two miles north of the Dickens county line in southeast Motley County (at 33°51' N, 100°43' W). The stream crosses flat to rolling areas with locally active sand dunes covered by bunch grasses. The creek forms the main drainage for Sanders Hollow, a canyon in southern Motley and northern Dickens counties. Both the creek and the hollow were presumably named for three brothers who hunted buffalo in the area during the 1870s.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "Sanders Hollow Creek," accessed May 31, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbs74.
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