petrified wood


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petrified wood

[′pe·trə‚fīd ′wu̇d]
(geology)
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Fossils seized at Ain Sokhna port amid smuggling attempt - Press Photo CAIRO - 7 January 2019: Authorities foiled an attempt to smuggle tons of fossils in the form of petrified wood and rocks as they were hidden in marble put in two containers that would be exported from Ain Sokhna port.
The lab found the fragments showed signs of petrified wood.
For example, in Petrified Forest National Park an interpretive sign reduced the theft of petrified wood by almost half.
The Petrified National Forest is more famous for the fossils known as petrified wood. Imagine walking around the national park and coming up on gigantic logs of fossilized wood about 200 ft in length!
This is best summed up by a piece of petrified wood from Carol Bove's studio, importantly not credited as a work by the artist, but exhibited nonetheless.
The forest is not only holding petrified wood but also fossilized mammals, as well as plants, flowers and fruit from nearly every geological time period.
The ministry said that the part which was excluded from the protected area has lost its biodiversity and is empty of petrified trees and the object of excluding this part of land is to preserve the petrified wood in the southern part of the area.
The rigid geometry of straight lines and odd angles looks flimsy and cheap when considered next to the weight and visual intricacy of materials like agate, bone, and petrified wood.
On Saturday, July 29, the new Site Flood Guided Hike will take visitors to an important petrified wood site.
W/17 recommends side tables in petrified wood or burnt wood-it is the ideal finishing touch to any living space.
Drive 30 miles east on State 167 to Lake Mead for kayaking or biking, then camp out in nearby Valley of Fire State Park, known for its petrified wood and bright red sandstone.
The first photo (https://www.reddit.com/r/UFOs/comments/6j5xyb/uh_nasa_ufo_caught_on_mars_rover_mission_is_this/) causing jaws to drop in the reddit conspiracy theorist group  Martian Archaeology shows what appears to be fossilized bones or petrified wood protruding from the red planet's surface.