A superb relic of one of the trees that grew in the North Pennines during the Carboniferous Period
A fascinating story
Imagine standing in a steaming, tropical rainforest, amidst the leaves of giant ferns and horsetails. You are in Stanhope – 320 million years ago! The Stanhope fossil tree grew in this forest and like all fossils it tells a fascinating story of ancient life in the distant past.
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