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BIG ISLAND SLOUGH. Big Island Slough rises near the intersection of State Highway 225 and Miller Road in southeast Harris County (at 29°42' N, 95°05' W) and flows south seven miles to its mouth on Armand Bayou, three miles northwest of Clear Lake (at 29°36' N, 95°06' W). It traverses flat, flood-prone grasslands.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Big Island Slough," accessed October 22, 2017,

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