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The Brazos River  

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tracesoftexas
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The Brazos river is the largest river between the Red River and the Rio Grande. It is 840 miles long and rises from three forks: the Salt, Clear, and Double Mountain Forks. According to legend, the Brazos saved Coronado's expedition of 1540-1542 from dying of thirst, so the men thankfully named it "Los Brazos de Dios" ( The Arms of God).  So if you ever wondered how it got its name, well there you go.

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Posted : 5th January 2020 2:37 pm