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Acacia tree -- once considered the most isolated tree on earth -- destroyed in 1973
Western Australia. Believed to be around 1,500 years old and has a girth of 14.7 m. Used by the early police patrols as an overnight lock-up, with use dating back to the 1890s.
The tree under which Buddha was supposed to have become enlightened.
City of Lo -- Caesar is reported to have tied his horse to this tree while conquering this region.
Historic forest mentioned in the Bible
Historic symbol of Freetown, Sierra Leone
New South Wales. Commemorates the crossing of the Blue Mountains by Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson. Stands by the highway about 2.5 km west of Katoomba. It also marks the start of the 42 kilometre Six Foot Track which leads to Jenolan Caves. Not much of a tree left, just a stump really, with a fancy gazebo cover.
"The Nations Christmas Tree" of the U.S. -- Giant Sequoia
The worlds largest living thing -- Giant Sequoia
A tree representing the Basque people -- oak tree
Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine -- an archer standing behind this tree killed the the third Kamakura shogun.
Reported to have been planted by Joseph of Arimathea
Estimated to be 1650 years old -- one of the oldest trees in Europe
At one time the largest tree in the world in terms of canopy.
The Emperor Chongzhen hung himself on this tree.
Oldest tree in Manhattan, New York.
Coast Redwood -- Tallest known tree
Sacred tree of the Saxons -- destroyed by Charlemagne in 772.
Probably the largest tree in wood volume in Europe
Kauri tree. Destroyed by fire in the 1880s, it was believed to be over 4000 years old at the time. When measured in 1860 it was 30.5m to the first branch with a girth of 20.1m.
Sitka Spruce -- sacred tree of the Haida -- felled in 1997
Oldest tree in Denmark -- oak tree.
Sherwood forest -- most visited tree in England
Great Basin Bristelcone Pine -- 4700 years old, candidate for oldert living organism
Aspen tree colony -- oldest known clonal colony at 80,000 years and the heaviest -- Located in Utah.
Great Basin Bristlecone Pine -- felled in l964 accidently -- was the oldest known living organism.
Tree under which Elizabeth I was told she would be queen.
Forest of pine trees that died from radiation exposure post Chernobyl accident.
The tree in where Charles II hid to escape the Roundheads -- located in Boscobel England -- original deceased and replaced by descendants.
Tree under which Cortes mourned his loss of Tenochtitlan
Victoria. Located in Mount Worth State Park. A huge Mountain Ash seven metres in circumference and probably more than 300 years old.
Oldest tree in the baltic states
Coast Redwood -- Second known tallest tree.
Waipoua Forest in Northland NZ. Believed to be over 1250 years old. 52m high with a 14m girth. It is the largest kauri tree in New Zealand. The name means Lord of the Forest.
Waipoua Forest in Northland NZ. Height 29.9m, girth 15.4m. Believed to be the oldest living kauri in New Zealand at over 2000 years old. The name means Father of the Forest.
Located in Kos -- tree under which Hippocrates was supposed to have taught.
Queensland. Barcaldine. A 200-year-old ghost gum, regarded as the birthplace of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) in 1891 by a group of protesting sheep shearers.
New South Wales. Wollemi National Park, Blue Mountains. Discovered in 1994, the sole species in the genus Wollemia. Regarded as a living fossil. Propagated and released commercially in the USA, western Europe and Australia.
Sprawling fig tree of Pretoria
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