Texas "Hill Country" Gold
December 2003 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe scenic “Hill Country,” in the heart of Texas, is a recreational area for several large cities, including San Antonio and Austin. Most of the region lies at elevations between 300 and 1,800 feet, and forms an island of igneous and metamorphic...
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