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Petrified Forest - #915
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas
N 38° 33.347 W 122° 38.335
10S E 531461 N 4267545
Quick Description: A plaque marking the only known location of a Petrified Forest in California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/13/2006 9:58:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMQCK
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 39

Long Description:
The petrified forest, historically and scientifically significant as the state's only petrified forest dating from the Eocene period, is unique in its size, scope, and variety of petrification. Discovered in 1870, the forest is about a mile long by half a mile wide.

Today this is a privately owned tourist attraction and museum.
Marker Number: 915.00

Marker Name: Petrified Forest

County: Sonoma

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 08/19/1978

Location:
4100 Petrified Forest Rd, 5 mi NW of Calistoga


Website: [Web Link]

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