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PINKS PEAK. Pinks Peak is five miles northwest of Terlingua in southwestern Brewster County (at 29°23' N, 103°38' W). The summit, at an elevation of 3,686 feet above sea level, rises some 1,000 feet above Terlingua Creek, two miles east. The local shallow stony soils support scrub brush and grasses. The mountain is named for Pink Taylor, manager of the G4 Ranch in the 1890s.


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"PINKS PEAK," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.