Petrified Tree

Petrified Tree (HM2CGQ)

Location: Anaheim, CA 92802 Orange County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 48.703', W 117° 55.241'

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From the Pike Petrified Forest, Colorado

This section weighs five tons and measures 7 1/2 feet in diameter. The original tree, estimated to have been 200 feet tall, was part of a sub-tropical forest 55 to 70 million years ago in what is now Colorado. Scientists believe it to be of the Redwood of Sequoia species. During some prehistoric era a cataclysmic upheaval caused silica laden water to overspread the living forest. Wood cells were changed during the course of time to sandstone. Opals were formed within the tree trunk itself.
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HM NumberHM2CGQ
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Year Placed1957
Placed ByPresented to Disneyland by Mrs. Walt Disney
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Date Added Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 8:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 414788 N 3741660
Decimal Degrees33.81171667, -117.92068333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.703', W 117° 55.241'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 42.18" N, 117° 55' 14.46" W
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Area Code(s)714, 562, 909, 949
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 52 Frontierland, Anaheim CA 92802, US
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