The Petrified Forest

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Small (23.2" x 13.3")

$12.00
Michael John

Oatley, Australia

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Sizing Information

Small 23.2" x 13.3"
Medium 33.1" x 19.0"
Large 46.9" x 26.9"
Note: Includes a 3/16" white border

Features

  • Hang your posters in dorms, bedrooms, offices, studios, or anywhere blank walls aren't welcome
  • Printed on 185 gsm semi gloss poster paper
  • Custom cut - refer to size chart for finished measurements
  • 0.19 inch / 0.5 cm white border to assist in framing

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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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