General Sherman Tree

General Sherman Tree (HM1NN1)

Location: Sequoia National Park, CA 93262 Tulare County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 34.836', W 118° 45.114'

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Sequoia National Park

There it is! The largest tree on earth. Directly in front of you stands the biggest tree on the planet, the General Sherman Tree. Some trees grow taller, and some are bigger around, but no tree has greater mass. The amount of space taken up by its trunk is greater than that of any other tree.
Bottom portion of the marker; The General loses a limb-Look closely—the General Sherman Tree has changed since this photo (left) was taken. Can you spot the large limb in the photo that is now missing from the tree itself? The second-largest branch on the Sherman Tree fell in January 2006. No one witnessed the crash. Thankfully, it crushed only some fencing and pavement (right).
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HM NumberHM1NN1
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 6th, 2015 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 343263 N 4049776
Decimal Degrees36.58060000, -118.75190000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 34.836', W 118° 45.114'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 34' 50.16" N, 118° 45' 6.84" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)559
Closest Postal AddressAt or near CA-198, Sequoia National Park CA 93262, US
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