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Meet the 10 Largest trees in the world by volume

Articles Aug 22, 2019 10:17

These are among the oldest and largest trees living on our planet.

Mother Nature has given us a lot of plants, each with a different shape and they have quietly offered their essences to this life for decades. Below are the oldest big trees in the world. They have been silently watching over people for so long, and we will stand in awe of their greatness.

Top 10 Largest trees on Earth

1. General Sherman (California, USA)

Meet the 10 Largest trees in the world by volume

General Sherman is a member of the pine family, also known as a limp or conifer. Its ancient name is Sequoyah, set by the Cherokee.

Sequoyah is the name of the person who created the syllabary for this tribe. Thus, from ancient times, the Cherokee has considered this pine tree a sacred tree.

The tree is nearly 100 meters tall, with a circumference of 34m. Some of its branches also have a diameter of up to 2m. In terms of volume, it is the largest tree in the world alive today.

According to calculations in 1975, its trunk alone gave about 1,500m3 of wood.

2. Lost Monarch (California, USA)

Meet the 10 Largest trees in the world by volume

Lost Monarch came in second with a height of 98m, diameter of 7.9m and volume of 1203m3.

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3. Arbol del Tule cypress (Oaxaca, Mexico)

Meet the 10 Largest trees in the world by volume

Arbol del Tule is one of the largest trees in the world located in the center of the town of Santa María del Tule, Oaxaca, Mexico. The tree has a life span of about 1400 years and is the tree with the widest trunk in the world with a diameter of 11.62m, with a volume of 750m3.

4. Tane Mahuta (Waipoua Forest, New Zealand)

Meet the 10 Largest trees in the world by volume

Tane Mahuta has an estimated life span of 1250 to 2500 years, with a volume of about 516m3 and is the fourth largest tree in the world by volume.

Tane Mahuta is a giant kairu tree in Waipoua forest of the Northland Region, New Zealand. Its name "Tane Mahuta" means "Lord of the Green Forest", the name of a god in the temple Tane Mahuta.

5. Quinault Lake Red Cedar (Washington, USA)

Meet the 10 Largest trees in the world by volume

Located near the northwest coast of Quinault lake of Aberdeen, Washington, this giant Quinault Lake Red Cedar has a wood volume of 500m3, a height of 55m and a diameter of 6.04m.

6. Eucalyptus Regnans (Australia)

Meet the 10 Largest trees in the world by volume

Eucalyptus Regnans is a species of eucalyptus native to southeastern Australia, Tasmania and Victoria. Its height is over 114 meters and the volume is up to 391m3.

7. Rullah Longatyle (Tasmania, Australia)

Meet the 10 Largest trees in the world by volume

Rullah Longatyle is one of the largest eucalyptus trees in the world. The trees are 90.7m tall and the volume is about 368m3.

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8. Red Creek Fir (British Columbia, Canada)

Meet the 10 Largest trees in the world by volume

Red Creek Fir belongs to the conifer family from Western North America. This is the 8th largest tree in the world with a diameter of 4.2m and a volume of about 349m3. Its height is 120m.

9. Queets River Spruce (Washington, USA)

Meet the 10 Largest trees in the world by volume

Queets River Spruce is one of the largest conifers in the world with a height of 75.6m and a volume of about 337m3.

10. Gothmog (Tasmania, Australia)

Meet the 10 Largest trees in the world by volume

Gothmog is an oak with a height of 90m and a diameter of 3m. This is the 10th largest tree in the world with a volume of about 337m3. This tree is located in Tasmania, Australia.

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