petrified wood


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petrified wood

[′pe·trə‚fīd ′wu̇d]
(geology)
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Upon entering BreakRoom, you can take in the 40 foot bar made of ribbon stripe sapele wood and a piece of 300 million year old petrified wood inlaid upon the bar for all to see, touch and enjoy.
And just off the park road, you can see slabs of petrified wood that even with their psychedelic swirls of reds, violets, and greens, do look unmistakably like fallen trees--right down to the bark.
The firm, well known for creating pieces that accentuate architectural spaces, is also the largest repository in New York for legally harvested petrified wood from around the globe.
Known for its use of organic elements, Phillips added sea urchin wall decor and petrified wood trivets, as well as room dividers made of found wood.
There is a small visitors' center with a display of archeologists' studies, including a few specimens of petrified wood and reprints of newspaper articles in many different languages about the ark.
If you want to go to one place in the world to see the largest concentration and variety of petrified wood, this is the top of the mountain.
In the desert our guides stopped to show us some interesting geological anomalies such as this patch of 'white desert' as well as a large bolder which turned out to be petrified wood
I find that using pieces like petrified wood and malachite helps a space look more collected and layered,'' she says.
Visit the Earth Science Museum, and view everything from dinosaur footprints, the cast of a prehistoric camel, and petrified wood found in every state.
The auction included 264 items collected from the 17th to 19th Century and the lots included maps, atlases, meteorites, fossils, petrified wood, objects preserved in amber, compasses, telescopes and drawing utensils.
Bishop Way in Brownsville, the two-story building made of petrified wood, agate and flagstone has inside walls made of thin slices of stone, which are lit from behind and reveal scenes of the birth and life of Jesus.
The wood used in the room on top of the 'drinking cabinet' is a unique petrified wood.