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Tallest Tree

Posted by admin 25 Mar 2013 Comments Off
Tallest Tree

The World Record of ‘tallest tree’ in the world has been achieved by the tree called Hyperion (Californian redwood) from California, USA.

This tree belongs to the General Sherman (more commonly known as the coast redwood or Californian redwood) species. The scientific name of the species is Sequoia Sempervirens. The total height of this particular tree is 115.61 meters (379.3 ft). This is the tallest living tree in the world and is located in the Redwood National and State Park in the state of California. The estimation of the details of the tree is that it is likely to contain 18,600 cubic feet (530 cubic meters) of wood. The age of this particular tree is estimated to be 700-800 years.