Lunar Crater

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Lunar Crater
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The byway begins and ends 75 miles east of Tonopah on Hwy 6. This area contains numerous volcanic features. Byway travelers will be able to explore cinder cones, maars Easy Chair Crater. Continuing along the route are sculptured rock formations which lead to Lunar Crater. Lunar Crater was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1973. From the crater’s rim visitors can see 20 extinct volcanoes in the nearby hills. High-clearance vehicles are strongly recommended on this unpaved, 24-mile long dirt road.

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