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 National Natural Landmarks, 2004 (1:24,000) - Shows all national natural landmarks in Indiana. Identifies and recognizes the best examples of biological and geological features in both public and private ownership. National Natural Landmarks are designated by the Secretary of the Interior, with the concurrence of the land owner. Attributes include landmark significance, ownership, management, area, location, and concerns. Obtained from the Midwest Regional Office of the National Park Service (NPS).

Dataset Attributes

  • OBJECTID
    Number
  • Name of Landmark
    Text
    {"value"=>"MARENGO CAVE", "count"=>3} (), {"value"=>"WYANDOTTE CAVE", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"WESSELMAN PARK WOODS", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"WESLEY CHAPEL GULF", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"TOLLIVER SWALLOWHOLE", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"TAMARCK BOG NATURE PRESERVE", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"SHRADER-WEAVER WOODS", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"ROCKEY HOLLOW- FALLS CANYON NATURE PRESERVE", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"RISE AT ORANGEVILLE", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"PORTLAND ARCH NATURE PRESERVE", "count"=>1} ()
  • Secondary Name
    Text
    {"value"=>" ", "count"=>30} (), {"value"=>"SLUSH TUBE CAVE", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"OLD TOWN SPRING CAVERN", "count"=>1} ()
  • County
    Text
    {"value"=>"ORANGE", "count"=>4} (), {"value"=>"CRAWFORD", "count"=>4} (), {"value"=>"WABASH", "count"=>2} (), {"value"=>"RANDOLPH", "count"=>2} (), {"value"=>"PUTNAM", "count"=>2} (), {"value"=>"PORTER", "count"=>2} (), {"value"=>"MONTGOMERY", "count"=>2} (), {"value"=>"VANDERBURGH", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"SPENCER", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"SHELBY", "count"=>1} ()
  • Area (acres, by NPS)
    Number
    0 to 600
  • Area (acres, GIS calculated)
    Number
    0 to 476
  • Ownership
    Text
    {"value"=>" ", "count"=>19} (), {"value"=>"PRIVATE", "count"=>4} (), {"value"=>"STATE", "count"=>2} (), {"value"=>"NATURE CONSERVANCY", "count"=>2} (), {"value"=>"HORACE G. GARRETT", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"HOOT FAMILY", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"HELEN HOUGLAND", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"FEDERAL", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"CITY OF EVANSVILLE", "count"=>1} ()
  • Management
    Text
    {"value"=>" ", "count"=>28} (), {"value"=>"IDNR DIV STATE PARKS", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"IDNR", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"FOREST SERVICE, WAYNE-HOOSIER NATIONAL FOREST", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"CITY PARK DEPARTMENT", "count"=>1} ()
  • Land Use Description
    Text
    {"value"=>" ", "count"=>21} (), {"value"=>"Teaching and Research", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Surrounded by Town, Pasture, and Farmland", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Surrounded by Pasture and Cropland", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Research", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Recreation, Education, Preserve", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Recreation", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Nature Study Area", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Nature Preserve", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Managed >100 yrs; No harvest, fire, grazing", "count"=>1} ()
  • Significance of Landmark
    Text
    {"value"=>" ", "count"=>18} (), {"value"=>"Hydrologically Connected to Marengo Cave", "count"=>2} (), {"value"=>"Undisturbed Presettlement Forest, protected 160 years", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Slopes rapidly opening into segment of Underground Lost River", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Size, Succession, Species Richness, No Disturbance", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Relief, Formations, Archaeology", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Presettlement Lowland, Mixed Forest Remnants, Large Trees", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Presettlement Lowland, Mixed Forest Remnants", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Mosses and Liverworts, Rare Bryophytes and Ferns", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Middle Stage Development Cavern, Formations, Largest Discharge Gravity Flow Spring, Research", "count"=>1} ()
  • Integrity Concerns
    Text
    {"value"=>" ", "count"=>21} (), {"value"=>"None", "count"=>8} (), {"value"=>"Trail Damage and Expansion", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Sewage Treatment Pollution, Noise", "count"=>1} (), {"value"=>"Erosion, Slope and Wildflower Damage", "count"=>1} ()
  • Shape
    Number
  • GlobalID
    Number

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