SAN JULIAN CREEK
SAN JULIAN CREEK. San Julian Creek rises three miles southwest of Bandera in eastern Bandera County (at 29°41' N, 99°08' W) and runs northeast for eight miles to its mouth on the Medina River, two miles southeast of Bandera (at 29°43' N, 99°02' W). The creek is dammed to form Alkek Lake, one mile in length, a mile from its mouth. San Julian Creek originates in the eastern margin of the Edwards Plateau and crosses an area generally characterized by steep slopes and limestone benches. Shallow, stony soils support open stands of live oak and Ashe juniper. As the stream drops to join the Medina River it crosses flatter terrain, broken by local dissections and covered with shallow and generally stony soils.
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