Petrified Forest Sarmiento

El Bosque petrificado José Ormachea se encuentra 25 kilómetros al sur de la localidad de Sarmiento, Chubut. Allí existe una gran reserva de madera petrificada en estado natural.

En ningún otro lugar del planeta existe un área tan extensa con troncos petrificados, como en este lugar. Aquí pueden admirarse no sólo restos de troncos de árboles, sino también de hojas, ramas, frutos y semillas.

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Uploaded: 06/05/2011
Updated: 24/05/2011


Tags: bosque petrificado josé ormachea - sarmiento; chubut; patagonia; argentina; petrified forest; bosque petrificado; josé ormachea; sarmiento
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