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Lunar Crater

Lunar Crater
Lunar Crater

Lunar Crater is a 400-acre depression (maar) that is thought to have been formed by a past volcanic explosion. It is one of two maars in the volcanic field of the Pancake Range.

Location: Nye County, NV

Year designated: 1973

Acres: 2,570

Ownership: Federal


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Last Updated: June 28, 2012