[News Script: High waterfall is visited] Part: 3 of 6
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marsh area above the rim rock.
The water is clear, cool, and tasty. It runs
back into the ground a few miles from the falls,
, and has not been used for agriculture.
Several small waterfalls are passed.
MAN CLIMBING ROCK
After more than two hours of cliabing,Seybold
gets his first view of theffalls. The sight
is spectacular enough to invoke a smile of surprise.
The Spanish word "capote" means "cape" or "coat" -
and the falls received its name from the coat-like
shape of rock over which the water drops.
A natural swimming pool is formed at the base.
As most of the land around the water is hot and
arid during the summer, Capote Falls has for
centuries been a favorite oasis for Indians,
frontiersmen, and travelers.
MAN WITH COMPASS
Height of the falls has been estimated by its
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: High waterfall is visited], item, May 11, 1960; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc906438/m1/3/: accessed January 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.