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Trailhead for General Sherman Tree, Sequoia National Park, California USA
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Sequoia National Park contains the largest tree, by volume, in the world, the General Sherman Tree. With a height of 83.8 metres (275 ft), a diameter of 7.7 metres (25 ft), an estimated bole volume of 1,487 cubic metres (52,513 cu ft), and an estimated age of 2,300 – 2,700 years, the tree is among the tallest, widest and longest-lived of all trees on the planet. This is the trail from the shuttlebus parking lot to the tree itself.
Copyright: James L. Tanner
Type: Spherical
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Subida: 19/08/2011
Actualizado: 03/09/2014
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Tags: sequoias; california; national park; trees; big trees; general sherman tree; nature
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