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List of National Natural Landmarks in New Mexico

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List of National Natural Landmarks in New Mexico

From List of National Natural Landmarks, these are the National Natural Landmarks in New Mexico. There are 12 in total.

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1 Border Hills Structural Zone Lincoln A rare example of wrench faulting outside the Pacific Coast region.
2 Bitter Lake Group Chaves Saline artesian lakes that provide habitat for the only inland occurrence of a marine alga and two rare fish species.
3 Bueyeros Shortgrass Plains Harding An example of the blue grama-buffalograss prairie of the Great Plains.
4 Fort Stanton Cave Lincoln Cave containing distinctive examples of selenite needles, starbursts, and velvet flowstone.
5 Grants Lava Flow Valencia One of the best examples of recent extrusive volcanism.
6 Ghost Ranch Rio Arriba Fossil site where well-preserved Coelophysis skeletons were found.
7 Kilbourne Hole Doña Ana An example of an uncommon volcanic feature known as a maar.
8 Mathers Research Natural Area Chaves The best example of a shinnery oak-sand prairie community in the southern Great Plains.
9 Mescalero Sands South Dune Chaves The best example of an active sand dune system in the southern Great Plains.
10 Ship Rock San Juan An outstanding example of an exposed volcanic neck accompanied by radiating dikes.
11 Torgac Cave Lincoln Cave with distinctive branching stalactites and helictites, the type site of Torgac-type helictites.
12 Valles Caldera Rio Arriba, Sandoval One of the largest calderas in the world.
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