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DUGOUT MOUNTAIN. Dugout Mountain is ten miles west of Marathon in north central Brewster County (at 30°13' N, 103°24' W). The peak, at an elevation of 5,175 feet above sea level, rises some 830 feet above the Southern Pacific tracks 4½ miles to the northeast. The soils on Dugout Mountain are shallow and stony and support oak, juniper, and some mesquite.


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"DUGOUT MOUNTAIN," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.