Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

Summary

The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest (Greek: Μουσείο Φυσικής Ιστορίας Απολιθωμένου Δάσους Λέσβου) is a geological museum located in the village of Sigri on the island of Lesbos in Greece. Established in 1994, it is a center for the study, management, and preservation of the petrified forest of Lesbos and for public education about the site.[1] It is a founding member of the European Geoparks Network and is a member of UNESCO's Global Geoparks Network.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest". Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest. 2006. Archived from the original on 8 October 2011. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Petrified Forest of Lesvos". European Geoparks Network. European Geoparks Network. 2009. Retrieved 28 January 2010.

External linksEdit

  • Official site

Coordinates: 39°12′41″N 25°51′17″E / 39.2114°N 25.8548°E / 39.2114; 25.8548