Humans have occupied and utilized the land of Petrified Forest for over 13,000 years. Archeology is the study of these people through sites and artifacts.
Archeology is the study of the human past through archeological sites and artifacts. The human history of Petrified Forest National Park reaches back more than 13,000 years.
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Petrified wood at Petrified Forest National Park is almost solid quartz, weighing in at 168 pounds per cubic foot. It's so hard, you can only cut it with a diamond tipped saw! More...