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Petrified Forest

Entire Fossilized Tree Discovered Intact on Greece's Lesvos Island

Greece's Museum of Natural History of the Petrified Forest of Lesvos announced recently a major discovery on the beautiful island of the eastern Aegean Sea. The Museum said that they discovered a massive and almost completely intact fossilized tree, which...

18-Million-Year Old Petrified Trees Unearthed on Greece's Lesvos

Excavations for rainwater drainage pipes brought to light fourteen petrified trees, in an area near Sigri and the region of Lesvos island's Petrified Forest. "The trunks were in a very good state of preservation - they are impressive logs laid...

A Bird's Eye View of Three-Million Year Old Greek Petrified Forest

In Laconia, on the southern Peloponnesian peninsula, lies a rich geological museum of petrified tree trunks which date back to between two or three million years ago. In a large seaside area which extends from Agios Nikolaos, Agia Marina, Spitha...

The Aegean Sea ‘Travels’ to Rome

The great exhibition of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest "AEGEAN: The Birth of the Archipelago" is hosted at the Exhibition Centre Vittoriano in Rome as of February 16. After the successful presentation in the Eugenides Foundation...