Palaeobotanical Garden in Mata

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Palaeobotanical Garden
in Mata
Petrified wood in Palaeobotanical Garden
Location Paleorrota Geopark, Rua do Sertão, 67
Nearest city Mata, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Coordinates 29°33′29″S 54°27′42″W / 29.55806°S 54.46167°W / -29.55806; -54.46167Coordinates: 29°33′29″S 54°27′42″W / 29.55806°S 54.46167°W / -29.55806; -54.46167
Area 36.000 m²

The Palaeobotanical Garden is a natural reserve in the town of Mata, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.[1]


Fossil natural reserve with an area of 36,000 m². Petrified wood in its original location. This in Caturrita Formation of Upper Triassic.

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  • Os Fascinantes Caminhos da Paleontologia. Author: Antônio Isaia. Paleontologists tell the stories of Santa Maria and the region. 60 pages. Editora Pallotti (Portuguese).
  • Cronologia Histórica de Santa Maria e do extinto município de São Martinho. 1787-1933. Vol I. Author: Romeu Beltrão, Editora Pallotti, 1958 (Portuguese).

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