Nevada Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Physical Cultural Historical
Also See:Features by NV County

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Nevada
Physical Features
Arches 7
Areas 39
Arroyos 42
Bars 9
Basins 319
Bays 204
Beaches 23
Benches 11
Bends 11
Capes 45
Cliffs 47
Craters 12
Falls 8
Flats 413
Forests 17
Gaps 373
Guts 2
Islands 30
Lakes 224
Lava 1
Pillars 41
Plains 18
Ranges 344
Rapids 16
Ridges 243
Slopes 10
Springs 4,187
Streams 2,470
Summits 1,758
Swamps 21
Valleys 2,509
Woods 4
Nevada
Cultural Features
Airports 191
Bridges 4
Buildings 663
Canals 266
Cemeteries 74
Channels 5
Churches 324
Civil 615
Crossings 92
Dams 235
Harbors 2
Hospitals 161
Levees 3
Locales 2,491
Mines 3,763
Oilfields 3
Parks 394
Post Offices 235
Reserves 71
Reservoirs 558
Schools 873
Towers 131
Trails 65
Tunnels 13
Wells 950
Nevada Historical
Features/Landmarks
Airports 16
Areas 1
Bars 1
Bays 1
Bridges 3
Buildings 2
Canals 5
Capes 1
Civil 9
Crossings 2
Dams 2
Flats 2
Hospitals 1
Islands 5
Lakes 1
Locales 971
Military (Historical) 26
Mines 13
Parks 7
Pillars 1
Populated Places 476
Post Offices 470
Rapids 2
Reservoirs 10
Schools 94
Springs 8
Summits 2
Towers 3
Trails 2
Tunnels 2
Wells 12

Nevada's National
Historic Landmarks
7
  • Physical Features are the natural features of the Earth's surface.
  • Cultural Features are landscape features that were created or shaped by humans.
  • Historical Features are features that no longer exist on the landscape.