Petrified Forest of Lesbos, Lesbos

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The petrified forest of Lesbos is a petrified forest on Lesbos in Greece.It has been designated as a protected natural monument. The petrified forest of Lesbos was formed from the fossilized remains of plants, which can be found in many localities on the western part of Lesbos Island. The area enclosed by the villages of Eressos, Antissa and Sigri is very dense in fossilized tree trunks and forms the Petrified Forest of Lesbos, which is managed by the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest. Isolated plant fossils can be found in many other parts of the island, including the villages of Molyvos, Polichnitos, Plomari and Akrasi.Petrified forest of Lesbos is a major geosite of "Lesvos Geopark".UNESCO World Heritage SiteThe Petrified forest of Lesbos, as of Spring 2014, was proposed for UNESCO's Tentative List of World Heritage Sites.
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  • First time we were here it was 46C. There are only A few trees so it was really too hot. The bar was our saviour. Great view too. Two years later we went again. I love it there. Nice walk  more »
  • AWE and terror in occupied, as antikryzeis this site. How it was, but how it was! But and admiration you feel for the whole landscape. After so many years ... Keep fairly well. After a somewhat tedious journey, in arid area, we arrived. But the unique landscape, Lunar. It was worth it.
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  • A place of exceptional beauty. gewlogikis there is a museum with rare geological finds. All organized properly with views on screens that explain any questions. There are also trails among the Petrified tree kormoys other standing up whole and others are xaplwmenoi and even some on the sea floor.
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