Petrified Forest National Park

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Pet′rified For′est Na′tional Park′

a national park in E Arizona: buried tree trunks turned to stone by the action of mineral-laden water. 147 sq. mi. (381 sq. km).
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Noun1.Petrified Forest National Park - a national park in Arizona having the world's largest collection of petrified coniferous treesPetrified Forest National Park - a national park in Arizona having the world's largest collection of petrified coniferous trees
Arizona, Grand Canyon State, AZ - a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
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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.
The Petrified Forest National Park lies in the Chinle Formation.
Visitors to Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona would have to squint their eyes pretty hard to imagine a lush, watery landscape.
Before you answer too smugly, consider that an obvious concrete beam already reinforces Agate Bridge in Petrified Forest National Park to keep that natural wonder from collapsing.
Day 3 For the last leg of our road trip, we decided to check out Petrified Forest National Park, about a four-hour drive south of Monument Valley via Highway 191 and Interstate 40.
First stop in the East is Holbrook, just 28 miles from the Petrified Forest National Park, where the trees that grew 225 million years ago have now turned to colourful stone.
This companion volume to a similarly-titled exhibit is arranged chronologically by period of evolving life at specific modern sites, e.g., Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, and includes a glossary and further reading.
Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona: Visitors steel an estimated 12 tons of fossilized wood from each year.
"We want people to enjoy it [the Petrified Forest National Park!," says Park Ranger Santucci, "but we want them to know that our problems are a little different than those in Jurassic Park."
The oldest known dinosaur was recently discovered in Arizona's Petrified Forest National Park by University of California at Berkeley paleontologists; it lived about 225 million years ago (SN: 5/25/85, p.
Reducing theft of petrified wood at Petrified Forest National Park. Journal of Interpretation Research, 5(1): 1-18.