Lava Cast Forest

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Lava Cast Forest, one of the imprints.
Lava Cast Forest, one of the imprints. / Tjflex2, Flickr / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Here some 6,000 years ago lava poured in a forest and as the molten stone surrounded the trunks of trees, it preserved the molds of these trees. Sometimes these holes contain even imprints of the tree bark, some charcoals.

Location, GPS coordinates: 43.81583 N 121.28576 W
Categories: Rock formations, Fossil finds
Values: Geology, Visual
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Where is located? North America, United States, Oregon, Deschutes County, Newberry National Volcanic Monument

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