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The Petrified Forest

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Michael John

Oatley, Australia

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Sizing Information

Small 12.0" x 6.9"
Medium 18.0" x 10.3"
Large 24.0" x 13.8"
X large 30.0" x 17.2"

Features

  • Each print is individually stretched and constructed for your order
  • Epson pigment inks using Giclée inkjets to ensure a long life
  • UV protection provided by a clear lacquer
  • Cotton/poly blend Canson canvas for brighter whites and even stretching

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Artist's Description

This surreal landscape, known as the ‘petrified forest’, looks like a forest of tree roots turned into rock.

It was long believed that this petrified forest was formed when an ancient forest of Moonah trees was smothered by a large sand dune. Water seeping through the sand formed a crust of sandstone on the outside of the trunks, decaying the organic matter, leaving behind large petrified trunks.

A more recent theory suggests that they are hollow tubes of limestone, eroded as a result of millions of years of rainfall.

Cape Bridgewater, Victoria, Australia.

Mamiya ZM film camera, as is.

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