18 Mar 2014

General Sherman is the Tallest Tree on Planet: Photo

The General Sherman is a giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) tree located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park in Tulare County, in California. By volume, it is the world largest living single stem tree in world.
The General Sherman Tree is Tallest, Oldest, Widest, living tree on planet.

With an estimated volume of 1,487 cubic metres (52,513 cu ft),. The tree's height is 83.8 metres (275 ft), its diameter - 7.7 metres (25 ft) and its estimated age - 2,300–2,700 years. 

While the General Sherman is the largest currently living tree, it is not the largest tree known to humans. The Crannell Creek Giant, a coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) near Trinidad, California, is estimated to have been 15 to 25% larger than the General Sherman tree by volume. The tree was cut down in the mid-1940s.
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