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LEON MOUNTAIN. Leon Mountain is three miles northeast of Terlingua in southwestern Brewster County (at 29°21' N, 103°34' W). At an elevation of 3,062 feet above sea level, it is 400 feet higher than Farm Road 170, a mile to the south. Soils on Leon Mountain are shallow, and vegetation is sparse.


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"LEON MOUNTAIN," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.