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Ošenieki Oak (Ošenieku ozols)

WorldBlue  In short

One of the major trees in Latvia is Ošenieki Oak (Ošenieku ozols) – a very impressive tree that is some 25 m tall and has a circumference of 8,38 m.

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GPS coordinates
56.8111 N 22.2832 E
Location, address
Europe, Latvia, Kurzeme, Saldus municipality, Jaunlutriņi parish, near Ošenieki village
Name in Latvian
Ošenieku ozols, Kalnziednieku ozols
Species
English oak (Quercus robur L.)
Circumference
8.38 m (at the height of 1.3 m, May 2017)
Height
25 m

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WorldYellow In detail

Ošenieki Oak is an enormous, comparatively healthy-looking oak tree of enormous size.

The circumference of the tree is 8.38 m (May 2017). In July 1994 the tree had a circumference of 7.53 m – thus, it increases in size fairly quickly.

References
  1. Ošenieku ozols, Dziedava.lv. Accessed on December 24, 2022.

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