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Petrified Forest

Petrified Forest National Park

Scenic roads offer spectacular views, and a chance to see wildlife, all from a car.

Petrified Forest National Park, Colorado. I saw this in one of the Dakotas (forgot which). What happens is quartz and other minerals got trapped in the wood and preserved parts of the trees, resulting in wood that feels like a rock.

Triassic Era petrified logs and Blue Mesa. Petrified Forest National Park,Part of gallery of color pictures of US National Parks by professional photographer QT Luong, available as prints or for licensing.

Petrified Forest, Arizona....we stopped here on the way to Disneyland.  My dad had explained that we were seeing a forest of trees turned to rock...this is NOT what I pictured....I felt robbed! #treasuredtravel

we stopped here on the way to Disneyland. My dad had explained that we were seeing a forest of trees turned to rock.this is NOT what I pictured.I felt robbed!

petrified wood, petrified forest national park, ARIZONA  - What a nice exemplar pic this pinner found! I love this park.

petrified wood, petrified forest national park, ARIZONA - What a nice exemplar pic this pinner found! I love this park.

A tree (broken fossil log) in the Petrified Forrest National Park Arizona.  amazinggeologistblogspot.com

Petrified Wood - Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona (Colors NOT photoshopped). I hope to get the opportunity to see the petrified forest of Arizona someday!

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