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Megalonissi Island (Nisiopi), Lesbos, North Aegean, Greecei
Regional Level Types
Megalonissi Island (Nisiopi)Island
LesbosRegional Unit
North AegeanAdministrative Region

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° North , 26° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
Locality type:

Petrified wood in a world-famous petrified forest.
A large area is protected by law (national park in part).
Megalonissi (Nisiopi) island lies within the core zone of about 15,000 hectares.

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'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Huber, P.C. (2007): Griechischer Stein ... Der zu Stein gewordene Wald der Insel Lesbos. Mineralien-Welt, 18 (2), 67-72. (in German)


List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

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'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals for each chemical element


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Huber, P.C. (2007): Griechischer Stein ... Der zu Stein gewordene Wald der Insel Lesbos. Mineralien-Welt, 18 (2), 67-72. (in German)

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Aegean Sea PlateTectonic Plate

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