Day: March 1, 2012

‘Chinese Pompeii’ 300m-year-old forest preserved in ash

21 February 2012 – BBC Mobile NEWS Science & Environment Researchers have unearthed a forest in northern China preserved under a layer of ash deposited 300 million years ago. Preservation of the forest, just west of the Inner Mongolian district of Wuda, has been likened to that of the Italian city of Pompeii. The researchers were […]

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