10 highest planet trees

This is a list of 10 biggest trees in the world. The exact location of the 10 tallest trees are kept secret, so the photos of these trees almost never find.

Trees are not guarded 24 hours and 7 days a week, but only made secret information to the flow of tourists is not destroyed infrastructure and does not interfere with the trees to grow further.

10. Wood Mendocino - 112, 20 m, USA

10 highest planet trees

Type: Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Montgomery Woods, California, USA

Diameter: 4, 19 m

In the period from December 1996 to August 2000 it was the tallest tree in the world, it has been found in Montgomery Woods and Wood called Mendocino. Wood is one of dozens of such tall trees in the grove, and has never been specifically announced the largest for protection. Previously, high-profile candidates for the world's tallest tree suffered greatly because of the many tourists.

9. paradox - 112, 56 m, USA

10 highest planet trees

Type: Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Humboldt, Rockefeller Forest, California, USA

Diameter: 3, 90 m

8. Rockefeller - 112, 60 m, USA

10 highest planet trees

Type: Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Humboldt County, California, USA

Diameter: exact diameter unknown

7. Lauralin - 112, 62 m

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Type: Sequoia sempervirens Location: Humboldt, South Fork Eel River, California, USA

Diameter: 4, 54 m

6. Orion - 112 63 m

10 highest planet trees

Type: Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Redwoods, California, USA

Diameter: 4, 33 m

5. National Geographic - 112, 71 m

10 highest planet trees

Type: Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Redwood Creek, California, USA

Diameter: 4, 39 m

The fifth tallest tree in the world is located in Redwood Creek. Since 1994, after it was found, it was the tallest tree in the world until 1995.

4. Stratosphere Giant - 113 11 m

10 highest planet trees

Type: Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Humboldt, Rockefeller Forest, California, USA

Diameter: 5 to 18 m

Stratosphere Giant was once the tallest tree in the world. It was opened in July 2000 in the Humboldt National Park, at the first measurement in 2000, the tree height was 112.34 meters and it continues to grow, the height of 113.11 m was recorded in 2010. The tree is surrounded by a large number of trees is almost the same size. To avoid damage from tourism, the exact location of the tree has not been disclosed to the public.

3. Icarus - 113 14 m

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Type: Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Redwoods, The influx of Redwood Creek, California, USA Diameter: 3, 78 m

It found 1 July 2006.

2. Helios - 114 58 m

10 highest planet trees

Type: Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Redwoods, The influx of Redwood Creek, California, USA

Diameter: 4, 96 m

Helios - the world's tallest tree to June 1, 2006 to August 25, 2006. Wood lost his title after foresters found Hyperion on the other side Inflow Redwood Creek.

The photograph by Richard Preston and his daughter make climbing a tree in Humboldt Park.

1. Hyperion - 115 61 m

10 highest planet trees

Type: Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Redwoods, The influx of Redwood Creek, California, USA

Diameter: 4, 84 m

Hyperion was discovered August 25, 2006 by naturalists Chris Atkins and Michael Taylor. The tree was measured, its height was 115.55 meters high. The tree was found in a remote area of ​​National and State Parks Redwood acquired in 1978. The exact location in the tree was not opened to the public, for fear that the tourist traffic can disrupt the ecosystem of the tree of life. The area of ​​the tree is estimated at 502 square meters, and its approximate age of 700-800 years.