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From List of National Natural Landmarks, these are the National Natural Landmarks in Nevada. There are 6 in total.

Name Image Date Location County Ownership Description
1 Hot Creek Springs and Marsh 1972 Nye state An outstanding spring and wetland area that supports the relic White River springfish.
2 Berlin–Ichthyosaur State Park Berlin-Icthyosaur St. Park.jpg 1973 Nye state park Site containing fossil remains of 37 of the largest forms of Ichthyosaur.
3 Lunar Crater 1973 Nye federal (Bureau of Land Management) 400-acre (160 ha) maar thought to have been formed by a past volcanic explosion.
4 Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge 1972 Elko federal One of the largest and finest natural wetlands in Nevada.
5 Timber Mountain Caldera 1973 Nye federal (Nellis Air Force Range) Remnant of an elliptical caldera developed in the late Miocene and early Pliocene.
6 Valley of Fire Valley of Fire Nevada11.jpg 1968 Clark state park An outstanding example of thrust faulting.
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