Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Racetrack Playa

Dry lake in Death Valley, where the "sailing stones" have left traces in the mud. Stones are moved by wind in wet mud together...

Bumpass Hell

Geothermal field with hot springs, fumaroles, mud pots. Visually the most impressive geothermal area near Lassen volcano. Location, GPS coordinates: 40.45769 N 121.50207 W Categories: Geothermal features, Geothermal...

Port Orford Cedar near Hiouchi

The tallest known Port Orford Cedar (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana), 81.08 m tall, discovered in 2009. Diameter of the trunk is 280.4 cm. Location, GPS coordinates: Not disclosed Categories: Trees Values: Biology,...

Sugar Pine at Sierra Nevada mountains

The tallest known sugar pine (Pinus lambertiana), 83.5 m tall, discovered in 2015. Location, GPS coordinates: Not disclosed Categories: Trees Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, California, undisclosed...

Sycamore in Santa Barbara (Sister Witness Tree)

Enormous sycamore (Platanus racemosa), with a circumference of 15.9 m, 28.65 m height. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.43627 N 119.81924 W Categories: Trees Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America, United States,...

The Chandelier Tree

Enormous coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens (D. Don) Endl.) with large 1.83 x 2.64 m hole carved in the 1930s so that a car can...

Methuselah tree

One of the oldest trees in the world - a Great Basin bristlecone pine (Pinus longaeva D.K.Bailey). The tree in 2019 was 4,851 years...

Lost Monarch

One of the largest coast redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens (D. Don) Endl.) in the world. Volume 1,206 m³. Height 97.84 m, circumference 24.13 m (includes...

Lake Tahoe Monster – Tessie

Many times in this lake has been sighted 3 - 25 m long serpent-like monster. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.09329 N 120.02195 W Categories: Sites of legends, Places with...

Devil’s Canyon Colossus

The largest incense-cedar (Calocedrus decurrens ((Torrey) Florin), volume 223 m3. 46.3 m high, circumference 11.7 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 41.35437 N 123.22849 W Categories: Trees Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North...