Petrified Forest


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Pet·ri·fied Forest

 (pĕt′rə-fīd′)
A section of the Painted Desert in eastern Arizona containing stonelike trees dating from the Triassic Period.

Petrified Forest

n
(Placename) a national park in E Arizona, containing petrified coniferous trees about 170 000 000 years old
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Day trippers flock to Redcar's petrified forest ALLAN HOGGARTH
The Petrified Forest - also known as Gabal Al-Khashab, or Hill of Wood is located outside Maadi district, 30 km from Cairo.
The Egyptian government announced on Tuesday that it will not sell the land of the Petrified Forest Protected Area in New Cairo, according to a report issued by the Information and Decision Support Centre.
Arizonans are lucky to have public lands, including places such as Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, and Saguaro national parks, and to have Rep.
Mandatory evacuations have been reported in areas such as Patrick Road in Napa County, North Bay for Porter Creek, Petrified Forest, Franz Valley and Mountain Home Ranch Road, (http://abc7news.
Attendees will also visit Widan el-Faras, a landmark of two conical hills in black basalt, the Petrified Forest, and the so-called magical lake, and the Samuel Dunes.
In attempting to reduce theft, Petrified Forest National Park officials posted a sign that read "Your heritage is being vandalized every day by theft losses of petrified wood of 14 tons a year, mostly a small piece at a time.
PETRIFIED FOREST NATIONAL PARK I love a landscape so quiet about its extremity.
In 1962, the Petrified Forest in Arizona was designated a national park.
The Painted Desert's Tepees, in Petrified Forest Nationtd Park.
Third place went to the road journey which has been celebrated in song along Route 66, starting in Illinois and heading through locations such as the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona.
Some of the graduates had previous experience as tour guides, mainly at the National Heritage sites Twyfelfontein, Brandberg and the Petrified Forest where they will now be officially employed.