Buttress Tree

Buttress Tree (HM1Y8D)

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

N 36° 33.038', W 118° 45.896'

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Buttress Tree
Length     272 ft.
Base Diameter     20 ft.
Estimated Age     2,300 yrs.

Fell without warning June 3, 1959. The weather was clear with no wind. Sequoias lose their balance and fall when their shallow root systems are weakened by fire, erosion, or very wet soil.
HM NumberHM1Y8D
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Date Added Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 342036 N 4046473
Decimal Degrees36.55063333, -118.76493333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 33.038', W 118° 45.896'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 33' 2.28" N, 118° 45' 53.76" W
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Area Code(s)559
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Crescent Meadow Rd, Sequoia National Park CA 93262, US
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