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2/21/2012-- Researchers unearthed a "Chinese Pompeii" - a 300 million-year-old forest preserved under a thick layer of volcanic ash, researchers announced Tuesday.

The Roman town of Pompeii became famous after being buried from a volcano eruption over 2,000 years ago and researchers said the 39-inch (100-centimeter) layer of ash likely came from a similar volcanic event.

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