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The Fossilized Forest Of Axel Heiberg Island

The above picture is wood from a tree that grew on Axel Heiberg island, which is an island in the arctic region of Canada. It’s the wood of a Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia). How old do you think it is? 11 years old? 1000 years old? Would you believe that it’s 45 million years old? 45 […]