Petrified forest

At Curio Bay in New Zealand, a petrified forest lies at the edge of the sea:

petrified forest sign

You can see the fallen logs a lot better from the top of the cliff. They’d been carried in by a flood and quickly (over a period of weeks) underwent silicification before decay.

petrified forest

Posted on May 8, 2011, in Photography and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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