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Petrified Sea Gardens - Stromatolites

Petrified Sea Gardens - Stromatolites

Petrified Sea Gardens - Stromatolites
Located in Saratoga County

Image Courtesy of Dr. J Bret Bennington


Type: Park (Public).

Features: Walk across a 490 million year-old fossil (stromatolites) sea floor;
Domed Cyanobacterial Cabbage-head Stromatolites: Hoyt Limestone of Late Cambrian Age.

Feature Type: Paleontological.

Reference: Walk across a 490 million year-old fossil (stromatolites) sea floor;
Domed Cyanobacterial Cabbage-head Stromatolites:Hoyt LS of Late Cambrian Age.

Quadrangle: Saratoga Springs.

Reason for Designation: Unique.