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Ancient Wood Uncovered

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Dey, Daniel C.; Guyette, Richard; Stanbaugh, Michael

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Missouri Conservationist. 64(1): 4-7.


Toppled by an eroding stream bank, a large sycamore, leaves still green, slumps low over the water, nearly blocking the channel. Farther downstream, another fallen tree helps create a pool that shelters a catfish. But this tree has fallen 12,000 years ago!


Dey, Daniel C.; Guyette, Richard; Stanbaugh, Michael. 2003. Ancient Wood Uncovered. Missouri Conservationist 64(1): 4-7.

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