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From List of National Natural Landmarks, these are the National Natural Landmarks in Minnesota. There are 8 in total.

Name Image Date Location County Ownership Description
1 Ancient River Warren Channel 1966 Big Stone mixed- state, private A channel cut by the Ancient River Warren during the Ice Age. Extends into South Dakota.
2 Cedar Creek Natural History Area 1975 Anoka, Isanti mixed- state, private A relatively undisturbed area where tall grass prairie, eastern deciduous forest and boreal coniferous forest biomes meet.
3 Itasca Natural Area Itasca Natural Area 1975 Clearwater state (Itasca State Park) Contains some of the finest remaining stands of virgin red pine, spruce- balsam fir, and maple-basswood-aspen forest.
4 Keeley Creek Natural Area 1965 Lake federal (Superior National Forest) A large tract of undisturbed mixed pine and black spruce forest.
5 Lac la Croix Research Natural Area 1980 St. Louis federal (Superior National Forest) Old-growth virgin pine forests.
6 Lake Agassiz Peatlands Natural Area 1965 Koochiching state An example of the extensive peatlands occupying the bed of ancient glacial Lake Agassiz.
7 Pine Point Research Natural Area 1975 Cass federal (Chippewa National Forest) Contains undisturbed stands of red and mixed pine.
8 Upper Red Lake Peatland 1975 Beltrami mixed- federal, state, private, native One of the largest peatlands remaining in the conterminous United States.
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