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Questions About The Petrified Forest

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1. What makes The Petrified Forest unique?

2. What does petrified mean?

3. If these aren’t trees, what can I call them? Rocks? How about minerals?

4. So these petrified trees are how old?

5. Where is this volcano now?

6. What was this eruption like?

7. How were these trees preserved in this cataclysmic event?

8. What are the sparkles I see on the petrified wood? And on the trail?

9. Does that make these petrified trees as hard as a rock?