Petrified Forest (Sarmiento)

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Sarmiento Petrified Forest Provincial Natural Monument
Petrified trees
Nearest city Sarmiento, Chubut Province, Argentina
Coordinates 45°48′56″S 69°03′52″W / 45.81556°S 69.06444°W / -45.81556; -69.06444Coordinates: 45°48′56″S 69°03′52″W / 45.81556°S 69.06444°W / -45.81556; -69.06444
Established 1973

The Petrified Forest 30 km south of Sarmiento, Argentina is a provincial natural monument.

It a forest from the Cenozoic era, the petrified wood is of primitive conifers and palm trees.[1]


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