List of National Natural Landmarks in Georgia facts for kids

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There are ten National Natural Landmarks in the U.S. state of Georgia.

Name Image Date Location County Ownership Description
1 Big Hammock Natural Area 01976 1976 Tattnall state (Dept. of Natural Resources) Relatively undisturbed broadleaf evergreen hammock forest.
2 Camp E.F. Boyd Natural Area 01974 1974 Emanuel private One of the best representatives of the upland sand ridge ecosystem of the Coastal Plain
3 Cason J. Calloway Memorial Forest 01972 1972 Harris private An outstanding example of transitional conditions between eastern deciduous and southern coniferous forest types.
4 Ebenezer Creek Swamp 01976 1976 Effingham private The best remaining cypress-gum swamp forest in the Savannah River basin.
5 Heggie's Rock 01980 1980 Columbia county, private (The Nature Conservancy) The best example in eastern North America of the remarkable endemic flora restricted to granite outcrops.
6 Lewis Island Tract 01974 1974 McIntosh state (Department of Natural Resources) One of the most extensive bottomland hardwood swamps in Georgia. website
7 Marshall Forest Marshall forest1.jpg 01966 1966 Rome34°15′03″N 85°11′43″W / 34.250898°N 85.195375°W / 34.250898; -85.195375 (Marshall Forest) Floyd private A loblolly pine-shortleaf pine forest believed to have originated following an intense fire at about the time the Cherokee Indians were forcibly removed to Oklahoma.
8 Okefenokee Swamp OkefenokeeCanalDiggersTrail.wmg.jpg 01974 1974 Charlton, Clinch, Ware federal (Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge) One of the largest and most primitive swamps in the country.
9 Panola Mountain Panola.JPG 01980 1980 Rockdale state (Department of Natural Resources) The most natural and undisturbed monadnock of exposed granitic rock in the Piedmont biophysiograpic province.
10 Wassaw Island DSC 9425 (8091112286).jpg 01967 1967 Chatham federal (Wassaw National Wildlife Refuge) Only barrier island in Georgia with an undisturbed forest cover.
11 Wade Tract Preserve 02014 2014 Thomas private Old growth longleaf pine savanna.

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