The Puzzle of Petrified Wood

This petrified-wood puzzle is a picture of the variety Araucarioxylon arizonicum, and closely related to our current pine tree.   They often grew to a height of 200 feet and 9 feet diameter. 

Geologists who examine petrified trees from The Petrified Forest, Arizona, U.S.A., are puzzled and can not find growth rings; whereas, samples in other places in Arizona have rings.

There are no puzzle pieces missing for creationists, as they know the pre-flood atmosphere was pristine without seasonal variations to alter the growth rate and expansion of trees; hence, no growth rings are formed.


For pictures of different types of petrified wood samples without growth rings, and a description of how petrification occurs, select:

To break a last-day Bible code that reveals important facts for this time of history, select:

published February 7, 2008
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