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Photo: Curio Bay Fossil Forest Otago

The fossil forest at Curio Bay in Otago, New Zealand is an intriguing creation that has formed over past years.

Over many years, the fossil forest at Curio Bay along the Southern Scenic Route in Otago, New Zealand has been created and to see this is a unique experience. The fossil forest is situated on a tidal platform along the sea cliffs of Curio Bay and depending on the tide there can be a great deal of bared tree trunks.A fossil forest includes remnants of trees, leaves and forest debris that is found around the area of their original growth place. They are fascinating items of nature that give us some incite into the climatic conditions around the time that they were living.Some of trees in the fossil forest at Curio Bay, Otago coincide with the kauri and Norfolk island pines where plant imprints date back as far as 160 millions years ago. Throughout New Zealand there are a few regions that plant beds have been discovered and they appear around the same age as some of the ones around Curio Bay. ... continue below the picture...



Curio Bay Fossil Forest Otago

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Curio Bay Fossil Forest Otago
Photo of the fossil forest at Curio Bay in Otago on the South Island of New Zealand.

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... With remains such as these at Fossil Forest in Otago, scientists have come to learn a great deal about the past and various types of the natural existence.Fossil Forest at Curio Bay, Southern Scenic Route, Catlins, Otago, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/8.0, exposure time of 1/100 sec. on ISO 50, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 25mm.

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Curio Bay Fossil Forest Otago
The fossil forest at Curio Bay in Otago, New Zealand is an intriguing creation that has formed over past years.
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Rolf Hicker
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