Remember top largest trees on the planet
Our planet is the place where there are several trees that are not only our reason for life but also prominent for their size. This turn, we will pay attention to some trees which have survived over thousands of years. These impressive trees are considered as the largest trees in the world. Let’s look through our selection.
1. Gothmog – Tasmania, Australia
The first largest tree which must be listed in top 10 is Gothmog in Tasmania. With up to 90 meters tall and 3 meters in diameter, the largest Australian oak has become impressive in the eyes of a large number of those who love big trees. Besides, it is special with the thick, stringy, rough bark and typical glossy green leaves which are from 6 to 22 centimeters long.
Gothmog is up to 90 meters tall
2. Quinault Lake Redcedar in Washington, US
This big tree is 55 meters tall and 6.04 meters in diameter. Quinault Lake Redcedar stands in an area near the northwest shore of Lake Quinault, Washington. It is about 35 kilometers away from the Pacific Ocean. The World’s largest Western Redcedar can be found along the Quinault Big Cedar Trail, which is worth checking out!
Quinault Lake Redcedar in Washington
3. General Sherman in The State of California, US
It is located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park in Tulare County. General Sherman is famous for not only a giant sequoia tree but also a largest currently living tree in the world. The tree is roughly 1,500 cubic meters in volume. It has survived about 2,400 years old. Thanks to the protection of modern man, General Sherman is still existed till now.
General Sherman is famous for a giant sequoia tree
4. Lost Monarch in California, US
Known as the Coast Redwood (or Sequoia sempervirens), Lost Monarch can be found in the Northern California. It is estimated about 26 feet in diameter and 320 feet tall. In terms of wood volume, this giant tree is considered as the largest coast redwood across the world with nearly 43,000 cubic feet. You absolutely can come and appreciate this massive tree.
Lost Monarch can be found in the Northern California
5. El Tule (Arbol del Tule) in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca
Planted on a sacred site well over 1,000 years ago by a Zapotec priest, El Tule is regarded as the largest trunk girth in the world. It is located in a small village named Santa Maria del Tule and known as home to a Catholic church. El Tule proves how amazing nature is!
The tree has a circumference of more than 160 feet and over 38 feet in diameter. Nowadays, El Tule is still regarded sacred by the local people as well as many others around the world. El Tule is not as tall as some other giant trees in the world (it reaches only 120 feet from the ground). By contrast, it gains the record of circumference and diameter.
El Tule is still regarded sacred by the local people
6. Red Creek Fir – British Columbia in Canada
It would be a big mistake if your list of top largest trees in the world misses Red Creek Fir - about 349 cubic meters in volume. Its maximum height is from 100 to 120 meters.
Red Creek Fir
7. Tane Mahuta – Waipoua Forest in New Zealand
In the Waipoua Forest of Northland Region in New Zealand, you are possible to witness a giant kauri tree named Tane Mahuta. It is also in the top giant trees on Earth. This amazing tree has survived from 1,250 to 2,500 years. What an old tree!
You are possible to witness a giant kauri tree named Tane Mahuta in the Waipoua Forest
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Why don’t you come to and discover these above colossal trees? They will surely leave you the unforgettable memories. If you have missed any giant trees in the world, please let us know by commenting in the box below.