Sunday, April 20, 2008

Before there was wood to petrify...

colorful chalcedonization had to happen to other stuff.

Who can tell me what these deskrops are?

p.s. Answering "float, and therefore meaningless", while correct in a rigorous sort of way, completely misses the point.

update: Callan wins!
Presumably the area used to look like this (minus the grass, of course)

Picture from Lake Clifton WA- about halfway between Perth and the Margaret River wineries...


Silver Fox said...

I think they are either mushrooms or giant conodonts.

Well... let me think about that some more. What's the age? (Besides pre-tree).

Callan Bentley said...

Wee stromatolites?

Three-dimensional preservation is awesome.