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Her "Majesty" (pedunculate oak '1720'). Fairy tale oak tree considered to be the mightiest and finest of all ancient trees in Britain. She is also considered the thickest tree in Britain, her trunk 13ft across with a circumference of 40ft when measured at chest height. She is over 500 years old & is entirely hollow inside, as is very often the case with old oak trees.

Her "Majesty" (pedunculate oak '1720'). Fairy tale oak tree considered to be the mightiest and finest of all ancient trees in Britain. She is also considered the thickest tree in Britain, her trunk 13ft across with a circumference of 40ft when measured at chest height. She is over 500 years old & is entirely hollow inside, as is very often the case with old oak trees.

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Apparently this is one of the oldest cork trees in the world  - planted in 1783 and producing cork since 1820. Location: Águas de Moura, Marateca, Portugal   .https://www.facebook.com/regressarasorigens/photos/a.478665948847310.1073741826.478659782181260/632442033469700/?type=1

Apparently this is one of the oldest cork trees in the world - planted in 1783 and producing cork since 1820. Location: Águas de Moura, Marateca, Portugal .https://www.facebook.com/regressarasorigens/photos/a.478665948847310.1073741826.478659782181260/632442033469700/?type=1