Petrified Forest Historical

Petrified Forest Historical (HM1XOV)

Location: Calistoga, CA 94515 Sonoma County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 33.342', W 122° 38.328'

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The Petrified Forest, dating from the Eocene Period, is the only known example of a petrified forest in California. Its size, scope and variety of petrification is unique in the world. Opalized wood, obsidian, quartz crystal, petrified coral and fossilized insects number among its wonders.
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HM NumberHM1XOV
Series This marker is part of the series
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Year Placed1979
Placed ByCalifornia Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Ollie Orre Bockee, Jeanette Orre Hawthorne, and David A Conway
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, April 7th, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 531471 N 4267535
Decimal Degrees38.55570000, -122.63880000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 33.342', W 122° 38.328'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 33' 20.52" N, 122° 38' 19.68" W
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Area Code(s)707
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4100 Petrified Forest Rd, Calistoga CA 94515, US
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