The Petrified Forest — also known as Gabal Al-Khashab, or Hill of Wood is located in the fifth settlement by the German University in Cairo.

Declaration and Classification
The Petrified Forest Protected Area is administered by the Nature Conservation Sector of the Ministry of Environment in Egypt.

Park Significance
The Petrified Forest showcases the remains of a forest that existed 35 million years ago.

Petrified Remains
Throughout the small reserve, there are colossal amounts of unmatched sizes and shapes of petrified woods.

Geological Significance
The site’s tree trunks hold the remains and ecocide sediments in which one can see invertebrate fossils.

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