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EAST MESA. East Mesa, bordered by Interstate Highway 10 on the south and U.S. Highway 385 on the west, is ten miles east of Fort Stockton in central Pecos County. Its summit (at 30°56' N, 102°39' W) reaches an elevation of 3,120 feet above sea level. The area terrain varies from flat with deep, dense local dissection to rolling, and the shallow stony soil supports juniper, oak, sparse grasses, and cacti.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "East Mesa," accessed October 19, 2017,

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