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Visit to the exhibition ‘Τhe forest below the Road’

On May 11, 2016  the lighthouse for the blind in cooperation with the  Eugenides Foundation, participated through an organized visit to the exhibition ‘The Forest below the Road ', of the Natural History Museum of the Petrified Forest in Lesvos with the 15 members of the Lighthouse for the Blind of Greece (visually impaired and their escorts).

 The participants had the opportunity to get information about the history of   volcanic eruptions, which destroyed the vegetation and through the process of fossilization led to the creation of the Petrified Forest of Lesvos. In addition, the tour became more interactive, focusing on the tactual contact with the broken and detached parts of petrified logs conifer and angiosperm trees like pine, oak, redwood, palms, and volcanic rich  horizons in a wide variety of species, cinnamon, walnut, indicating   the  existence of extensive subtropical  forests.