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The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Petrified Wood

Araucarioxylon Arizonicum Knowlton

 

—Triassic Period —

 
Petrified Wood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 10, 2011
1. Petrified Wood Marker
Inscription.
about 200 million years old
Found near Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona

Contributors:
Mr. and Mrs. James M. Gray
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Zuhl
City of Holbrook, Arizona

 
Location. 38° 53.437′ N, 77° 1.545′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Madison Drive NW, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the National Museum of Natural History. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Triceratops horridus (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); What is this? (about 400 feet away); Cedar of Lebanon (about 400 feet away); When does pollination happen? (about 400 feet away); Why is pollination important? (about 400 feet away); Solomon G. Brown (about 400 feet away); How can you help pollinators? (about 500 feet away); Where do pollinators live? (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestryNatural Features
 
Petrified Wood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 10, 2011
2. Petrified Wood Marker
Marker at the National Museum of Natural History image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 10, 2011
3. Marker at the National Museum of Natural History
The Petrified Wood and marker can be seen to the right of the steps.
Petrified Wood image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 10, 2011
4. Petrified Wood
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 636 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 2, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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