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Lava Cast Forest

Lava Cast Forest, one of the imprints.
Lava Cast Forest, one of the imprints. / Tjflex2, Flickr / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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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.

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GPS coordinates
43.81583 N 121.28576 W
Location, address
North America, United States, Oregon, Deschutes County, Newberry National Volcanic Monument

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