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Brownstone Canyon Archaeological District

Brownstone Canyon Archeological District
Brownstone Basin seen from Turtlehead Peak
Location Clark County, Nevada
Nearest city Las Vegas, Nevada
Governing body Bureau of Land Management
NRHP Reference # 82003212
Added to NRHP September 22, 1982

Brownstone Canyon Archaeological District comprises 2,920 acres (1,180 ha)[1] and is located in the La Madre Mountain Wilderness Area which cover 47,180 acres (19,090 ha) in southern Nevada.[1] The area is administered by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest and the Bureau of Land Management and includes many petroglyphs.


The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 22, 1982 for its significance during the period of 1975-2000.[2]


  1. ^ a b "La Madre Mountains Wilderness Area". Retrieved 2007-03-27. 
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Clark County". Retrieved 2013-08-20. 

External links

  • Friends of Nevada Wilderness
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