Fossil wood

Description
The exceptional preservation of this fossil wood (probably petrification) has allowed annual growth rings to be preserved and are clearly visible. This gives us a small insight into the climate of Devon at this time in history and the effect of this to the local plant life.
Accession Loan No.
140/2009
Collection Class
Fossils
Common Name
fossil wood
Simple Name
fossil: plant, wood
Full Name
wood
Dimensions
length 170 mm; width 100 mm; H 100 mm
Geology Period
Cretaceous 145 – 65 mya
Family Group

Collection Town
Seaton
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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