List of National Natural Landmarks in Arizona Article

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From the list of National Natural Landmarks, these are the National Natural Landmarks in Arizona. There are 10 in total. [1]

Name Image Date Location County Ownership Description
1 Barfoot Park Barfoot Peak 2.jpg 2011 31°54′54.32″N 109°18′7.26″W / 31.9150889°N 109.3020167°W / 31.9150889; -109.3020167 (Barfoot Park) Cochise County Federal ( Coronado National Forest) One of the best U.S. examples of Madrean-influenced ponderosa pine forests.
2 Barringer Meteor Crater Barringer Crater aerial photo by USGS.jpg 1967 35°1′38″N 111°1′21″W / 35.02722°N 111.02250°W / 35.02722; -111.02250 (Barringer Meteor Crater) Coconino Private The world's first identified meteor crater.
3 Canelo Hills Cienega Reserve Canelo Hills & Bullfrog Pond.jpg 1974 31°33′44.09″N 110°31′33.07″W / 31.5622472°N 110.5258528°W / 31.5622472; -110.5258528 (Canelo Hills) Santa Cruz Private ( The Nature Conservancy) Notable for the extremely rare Canelo Ladies Tresses Orchid and the Gila chub.
4 Comb Ridge Comb Ridge 1976 37°25′39″N 109°38′47″W / 37.42750°N 109.64639°W / 37.42750; -109.64639 (Comb Ridge) Navajo Communal lands ( Navajo Nation) The only known location for tritylodont fossils in North America.
5 Grapevine Mesa 1967 35°58′28″N 114°04′54″W / 35.974431°N 114.081636°W / 35.974431; -114.081636 (Grapevine Mesa) Mohave Federal ( Bureau of Land Management) The best existing display of Joshua trees in the United States.
6 Kaibab Squirrel Area 1965 36°24′0.6″N 112°9′11.11″W / 36.400167°N 112.1530861°W / 36.400167; -112.1530861 (Kaibab Squirrel Area) Coconino Federal ( Kaibab National Forest) Illustrative of the habitat for the Kaibab squirrel.
7 Onyx Cave 1974 31°43′3″N 110°46′9″W / 31.71750°N 110.76917°W / 31.71750; -110.76917 (Onyx Cave) Santa Cruz Federal ( Coronado National Forest) Considered to be the finest cave in Arizona.
8 Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Patagonia-Sonoita Creek 1970 31°31′40.83″N 110°46′31.65″W / 31.5280083°N 110.7754583°W / 31.5280083; -110.7754583 (Patagonia-Sonoita Creek) Santa Cruz Private ( The Nature Conservancy) An example of a cottonwood-willow riparian forest and one of the last permanent stream-bottom habitat areas in southern Arizona.
9 Ramsey Canyon Ramsey Canyon 1965 31°26′52.05″N 110°18′25.88″W / 31.4477917°N 110.3071889°W / 31.4477917; -110.3071889 (Ramsey Canyon) Cochise County Prvate ( The Nature Conservancy) A stream-cut, vertical-sided gorge.
10 Willcox Playa Willcox Playa From Cochise Arizona 2014.JPG 1966 32°8′27.6″N 109°50′52.8″W / 32.141000°N 109.848000°W / 32.141000; -109.848000 (Willcox Playa) Cochise County Federal ( Bureau of Land Management) The largest "dry lake" in Arizona,

References

  1. ^ "National Natural Landmarks Program - Arizona". National Park Service. Retrieved 11 March 2013.