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SPRING CREEK (Brewster County). Spring Creek rises eighteen miles southeast of Marathon and one mile southeast of the Tinaja Mountains in central Brewster County (at 29°57' N, 103°10' W) and runs southwest for eleven miles to its mouth on Maravillas Creek four miles southeast of Maravillas Gap just below the mouth of Hackberry Creek, on the Santiago Flats (at 29°52' N, 103°16' W). The surrounding steep to gentle slopes are surfaced by shallow, stony clay and sandy loams that support oak, mesquite, grasses, and scrub brush.

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