Boreas – the tallest Eucalyptus obliqua

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The tallest known Australian oak (Eucalyptus obliqua L’Hér.). The tree is 88 m high and has a girth of 11 m and volume of 193 m3.

Boreas is located in one of the most impressive eucalyptus forests of the world in the Styx Valley. It grows near the north bank of Styx River north-west of the Andromeda stand – a site with especially many giant trees.


  1. Walter Herrmann. Vulnerability of Tasmanian giant trees, Australian Forestry 2006 Vol. 69 No. 4 pp. 285–298. Last accessed on 6 December 2019.

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GPS coordinates
42.7966 S 146.6902 E
Location, address
Australia and Oceania, Australia, southwest Tasmania, northern coast of Styx River

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