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TWIN PEAKS [#1] (Brewster County). The Twin Peaks are fifteen miles southeast of Marathon in northeastern Brewster County (centered at 30°03' N, 103°04' W). The western peak has an elevation of 4,165 feet above sea level, 104 feet above the eastern one and 565 feet above San Francisco Creek, one mile east. The surrounding shallow stony clay and sandy loams support oak, mesquite, and grasses.


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"TWIN PEAKS [#1] (BREWSTER COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.