Category: The General Sherman Tree

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The General Sherman Tree – The largest tree in the world.

The General Sherman Tree in Sequoia National Park is the largest (by volume) tree in the world.The tree called “General Sherman” is not only the biggest giant sequoia, but it is also the biggest tree in the world. He is 83.8 m (274.9 feet) tall, his girth at breast height is 24,10 m (79 feet) (near the ground it is 31,3 m or 102,6 feet). The width of the crown is 33 m, and the first branch starts only at 40 m or 130 feet.