The President, the third largest tree on earth. The President, Sequoia National Park is 3200 years old. "The President" is the second most massive tree ever measured: it's 27 feet wide at the bottom and 247 feet tall.
~ The Majestic Redwood ~ Prairie Creek Redwood State Park, California. This amazing 300 foot tall, 1500 year old redwood was shot by Nick Nichols for National Geographic. He used a 3 camera, robotic dolly on a gyroscope to create this 83 photo composite.
The trees of the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, in the White Mountains near Bishop, California, are the oldest living recorded organisms on Earth. Many of the trees are over years old, with the “Methuselah” tree dated at more than years old.
The General Sherman is a giant sequoia tree located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park, California, USA. By volume, it is the largest known living single stem tree on earth. Photo by Ian Shive.