Tallest trees : There are many trees around the world, whose unusual height has been exaggerated and controversial. Nevertheless, with the help of the newest measuring instruments, such as a laser range finder, mankind managed to find out the height of trees without causing serious deviations.
We bring to your attention the ten tallest trees that have remained growing at their landing sites, regardless of the changes in the world around them.
Rating of the tallest trees in the world
Mendocino – 112.20 m.
This tree is located in the Montgomery Woods State Reserve, which is the state property of the park located in the California area, USA. It is one of the tallest trees in the world, and Mendcidino was the tallest tree in the world from 1996 to 2000. The type of this tree is sequoia. This tree has a height of almost 112.20 m, and an average diameter of 4.19 m.
Scientists have conducted research and found out that the tree is at least 1000 years old.
The paradox is 112.56 m.
Further in the list of the tallest trees in the world follows the “Paradox”, which was cultivated by the American breeder and horticulturist Luther Burbank. “Paradox” is a mixture of black walnut and English walnut. It also refers to the genus of sequoia trees. Paradox is located in California, USA. Its height is 112.56 m, and its diameter is 3.90 m.
Rockefeller – 112,60 m.
Another tree in our list, located in the Redwood National Park, California, USA. The exact diameter of this giant is unknown, but its height is 112.60 m.
Lauralin – 113.03 m.
Next on the list is Lauralin, which is in the same park as Rockefeller. The height of this tree is 113.03 m, and the diameter is 4.45 m. The type of tree is a sequoia.
Also, “Lauralin” refers to the trees of centenarians. After some research, scientists learned that it lives for almost 1600 years.
Orion – 112.63 yards
Another tallest tree on Earth, located in the Redwood National Park. Orion is also a type of sequoia. The height of the “Orion” is 112.63 m, and the diameter is 4.33 m.
The National Geographic Society – 112.71 m.
Until 1995, the National Geographic Society was the tallest tree on the planet. But then humanity has found even larger giants and because this tree fell to the fifth place on our list.
The National Geographic Society is growing in the same Redwood National Park. The height of this giant is 112.71 meters, and the diameter is 4.39 meters.
The giant of the stratosphere is 113.7 m.The fourth tall tree on the planet Earth. Its height is 113.11 meters above ground level, and its diameter is about 5.18 m. It was discovered in July 2000 in California, USA. To ensure safety from damage to tourists, the exact location and position of the tree is not disclosed to the public.
Icarus – 113.14 m.
The Icarus tree is located in the Redwoods Park, the tributary of Redwood Creek, California, United States of America. The height of this tree is almost 113.14 m, and the diameter is almost 3.78 m. Icarus was found in July 2006.
Helios – 114,58 m.
From an altitude of 114.58 m. “Helios” is the second largest tree on Earth. This tree was at the top of the rating until August 2006. It is also located in the Redwoods Park, a tributary of Redwood Creek, California.
Hyperion – 115.61 m.
Hyperion is the tallest tree in the world. He was found in August 2006. This sequoia also grows in Redwood Park, but the exact location is hidden from tourists. Scientists have calculated that the average age of this giant is about 700-900 years.
The height of Hyperion is 115.61 m.