Rainbow Forest - Petrified Forest
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Rainbow Forest - Petrified Forest

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Rainbow Forest.
In this area there were once many fossil logs in which beautiful clear and amethyst quartz crystals filled the cracks and hollows. Before the establishment of the National Monument, collectors and souvenir hunters invaded the area and blasted many of the logs in search of these gems. It was this type of activity that prompted the citizens of the then Arizona Territory to petition Congress to establish a reserve for the preservation of Petrified Forest.

Petrified Forest National Park

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A: Rainbow Forest - Petrified Forest

von Toni Garbasso, 150 Meter entfernt

Rainbow Forest.In this area there were once many fossil logs in which beautiful clear and amethyst qu...

Rainbow Forest - Petrified Forest

B: Long Logs, Petrified Forest, AZ, USA

von Rainer Petzoldt, 1.4 entfernt

Long Logs, Petrified Forest, AZ, USA

C: Long Logs Petrified Forest National Park

von Thomas Stano, 1.4 entfernt

Giant Logs features some of the largest and most colorful logs in the park. "Old Faithful", at the to...

Long Logs Petrified Forest National Park

D: Agate House - Petrified Forest

von Toni Garbasso, 1.6 entfernt

A partially restored pueblo, now called Agate House.

Agate House - Petrified Forest

E: Agate House

von Rob van Gils, 1.6 entfernt

Agate House was built sometime between 1050 and 1300AD by the Native Americans who lived in this area...

Agate House

F: Jasper Point, Petrified Forest National Park

von Rob van Gils, 1.6 entfernt

Jasper Point is located in the Petrified Forest National Park, near Holbrook Arizona, and overlooks J...

Jasper Point, Petrified Forest National Park

G: Long Logs badlands - Petrified Forest

von Toni Garbasso, 1.6 entfernt

Long Logs. The badlands are composed of water-deposited layers of volcanic ash, interbedded with thin...

Long Logs badlands - Petrified Forest

H: Long Logs - Petrified Forest

von Toni Garbasso, 1.7 entfernt

Long Logs

Long Logs - Petrified Forest

I: Crystal Forest - Petrified forest

von Toni Garbasso, 4.4 entfernt

One of the world's largest and most colorful concentrations of petrified wood.The Painted desert reve...

Crystal Forest - Petrified forest

J: Crystal Forest - Petrified Forest

von Toni Garbasso, 8.7 entfernt

Crystal Forest.Petrified wood found in the park and the surrounding region is made up of almost solid...

Crystal Forest - Petrified Forest

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The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.

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