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This beach at Castlepoint seems to be a forest that was knocked over and petrified over time. I have done much research but have no proof.  So until I'm told differently, it's petrified wood!

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Tom said...

...this is something that I've never seen, thanks!

Taken For Granted said...

What an amazing beach. I will believe your explanation until I have more information.

Dixie @ Arranged Words said...

It does looks like petrified wood. Very unique.
Thank you for hosting, Betty.

Kenneth Cole Schneider said...

If the formation consists of petrified trees, some forceful wind or the blast from a volcanic eruption or falling meteor certainly took them down all at once and stacked parallel. Very intriguing.

Cloudia said...

That is interesting. Aloha!

Amy said...

Love that coastline.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

That's pretty cool. I got to go along on a tour of an area with a geologist at a park here in Tulsa. He could read everything like a book and really explained what we were looking at it and the history of the area going back hundreds of millions of years. He showed us little shellfish embedded in the rocks and plants that had laid down and covered up with silt and then fossilized. It was amazing.

Hopeflly somebody will have a geological tour of your scene in the meantime I'm with your interpretation.

dee Nambiar said...

That's such a cool sight.! I'd love to see this. The Water must have used the minerals in it to petrify these fallen trees.
Thank you for hosting, Betty. :)

Violetta said...

This picture looks great. Have a good time
All the best

Magiceye said...

Does look amazing!

Lydia C. Lee said...

Is it the same as the tessalated pavement in Tasmania? Similar erosion process

Suzana said...

What a strange look. I like that you do your own research regarding
these subjects!
Happy WW and a fine week!❤️😘

Veronica Lee said...

Wow, this beach is truly unique!

Happy Wednesday, Betty!

Jill Harrison said...

so interesting isn't it how rock formations came about millions of years ago. Have a great week and thankyou again for the linkup.

Amy Johnson said...

I agree with you, it looks like a petrified forest. Thanks for the party!

csuhpat1 said...

Looks like a very interesting beach to visit. Very nice.

carol l mckenna said...

Exotic photo and bet there is amazing history too ~

Wishing you good health, laughter and love in your days,
A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)

Slabs said...

What a lovely coastal area. Thanks for hosting
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Rostrose said...

You could be right, dear Betty. I've only seen petrified wood once, in Namiba, and it was very dry there, the color of the petrified trees was brown and you could clearly see the woody structure - but when petrified wood is in the water, it might actually look that dark. .. The structure could fit (at least partially). A volcanic eruption may also have been involved...
All the best and have a nice week, Traude

rupam sarma said...

Looks amazing, fantastic click

Thanks a lot for hosting :)

isabella kramer - veredit said...

Whatever it was, it's now a very photogenic point, Betty! Love it!