WASHBURN DRAW. Washburn Draw, also known as Wasson Draw, rises just west of the summit of San Antonio Mountain, half a mile south of the Texas-New Mexico line in north central Hudspeth County (at 32°00' N, 105°34' W) and runs southeast for twenty-four miles before running dry four miles west of Dell City (at 31°56' N, 105°30' W). It crosses an area of steep and rocky to gently sloping terrain, surfaced by variable soils in which grow Douglas fir, aspen, Arizona cypress, maple, ponderosa pine, madrone, scrub brush, and sparse grasses. The topographical maps prepared by the United States Geological Survey call the stream Washburn Draw; most other maps of the area call it Wasson Draw, a name applied on the topographical maps to a minor tributary.
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