According to scientists this geographical area used to be the same latitude as the country of Panama about 200 million years and there were dense forests rivers similar to the Amazon River area
We explored a couple trails and shot a few photographs of some of the huge blocks that were left over when volcanoes exploded and buried them in a fashion similar to Mount St. Helens.
Now we are in Albuquerque area for Thanksgiving. Here are some photos.
|We photographed the Painted Desert in the background|
|A perspective of the size of the petrified logs|
|This is the biggest one in the area. Huge roots|
|Amazing colors. They sit naturally where they are found|
|Long Bubba broken in pieces|
|More crystalline than agate like in this one.|
Posted from my iPhone
Location:Petrified forest national park