Mata, Rio Grande do Sul


Mata, Rio Grande do Sul

Mata is a town in Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.

Paleontology

This city belongs to the geopark of Paleorrota.

The city of Mata has large deposits of petrified trees.

Museum of the city that have fossils:

  1. Museum Daniel Cargnin.

Day of Paleorrota

On 21 and 22 May 2011, was held the first day of Paleorrota, where the museums of palaeontology at Porto Alegre, Candelária, Santa Maria, São Pedro do Sul and Mata, opened their doors to visits from tourists. The day of Paleorrota should occur every year in May during the week's national museum. Earlier this week, on May 17 is the anniversary of the city of Santa Maria.


Coordinates: 29°33′57″S 54°27′36″W / 29.56583°S 54.46°W / -29.56583; -54.46


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