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Petrified Gardens

Petrified Gardens
Petrified Gardens

Petrified Gardens includes one of the best exposures of fossil reefs made up of calcareous algae, known as cryptozoon. These types of algae represent a milestone in the evolution of plant life.

Location: Saratoga County, NY

Year designated: 1967

Acres: 21

Ownership: Private

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012