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CORPUS CHRISTI PASS. Corpus Christi Pass, between Padre Island and Mustang Island in southeastern Nueces County (at 27°39' N, 97°12' W), was the principal entrance to Corpus Christi Bay before it silted up. The main channel later ran through Aransas Pass.

Glenn A. Mitchell, The Geography of Nueces County, Texas (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1959). Nueces County Historical Society, History of Nueces County (Austin: Jenkins, 1972).
Diana J. Kleiner

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