Monday, October 27, 2014

Petrified Wood in a Pile of Rocks

"From the Age of Dinosaurs, Hard Clues"
By Theresa Sullivan Barger July 11, 2014
“Five years ago, when Mr. Blersch put an addition on his house, he found petrified wood in a pile of rocks that had been excavated…Since the wood was found in a section of Connecticut known on geological maps as the Pomperaug Basin, the new species was named Pomperaugoxylon connecticutense.”

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