NORTH PRONG OF THE MEDINA RIVER
NORTH PRONG OF THE MEDINA RIVER. The North Prong of the Medina River rises four miles northwest of the Lost Maples State Natural Area in northwestern Bandera County (at 29°54' N, 99°34' W) and runs southeast for thirty-four miles to its mouth on the West Prong of the Medina River, just west of Medina (at 29°48' N, 99°15' W). The North Prong is intermittent in its upper reaches and is fed by a number of small streams, most significantly, Brewington, Rocky, Wallace, and Benton creeks. The stream initially traverses flat to rolling terrain with shallow, stony soils; towards its mouth it crosses an area of steep slopes and benches with shallow clay loams. Local vegetation includes oak, juniper, mesquite, and grasses.
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