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In Chinese mine discovered forest age 298 million. years old - VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 09:00

American and Chinese scientists were shocked to discover the forest, who turned around 298 million. Years, untouched by coal mine near the town of Wood, China.

They called it the Pompeii of the Permian period, because, as the ancient Roman city, it was covered by volcanic ash and so and survived.

As in Pompeii, in the forest all froze as it was 298 million. Years ago. Scientists were able to easily figure out where each plant was originally, which allowed them to compare the overall picture and create an image of the forest.

He is amazingly preserved. On parts can be assembled for the branch tree branch. This was an amazing find.

Scientists have even managed to find a whole trees and plants, just as archaeologists discovered in Pompeii people, animals and buildings near Naples. Only the forest was covered with ashes still in the Permian period.

The total forest area of ​​about 1000 square meters. m. Scientists believe that this frozen for thoUSAnds of years the forest was covered under a huge amount of ash that fell from the sky in a few days.

To date, they have identified six groups of trees. Some of them are 24 m. In height. Some of them belong to the family and Sigillaria Cordaites, but they also found a large group of family and Noeggerathiales, which is now completely gone.

In those days, the area was not coniferous or flowering trees. plants propagated as ferns, with the help of the dispute, and the modern continents were still united in a single continent called Pangaea. This geological period took place at the end of the Paleozoic era.

During this period, the first group of mammals, turtles and archosaurs began to roam the Earth. Scientists believe that the entire period of the Paleozoic era was the largest mass extinction of animals. During this period about 90% died and 70% marine terrestrial species.

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