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ROCKY POINT. Rocky Point is a cape on the southeastern shore of Red Bluff Reservoir in northwestern Loving County (at 31°55' N, 103°54' W). The surrounding desert terrain is formed of limestone and dolomitic limestone. The surface is flat with locally steep slopes and covered by light reddish-brown to brown sands, clay loams, and gravels. Area vegetation consists of creosotebush, greasewood, small mesquite, yucca, cat's claw, and sparse grasses. The cape was named for its rocky appearance.


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