General Sherman tree

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General Sherman tree from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

The General Sherman tree is a Giant Sequoia. It is the largest tree in the world, as measured by the volume of its trunk (1487 cubic metres as of 2002). The tree is located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park, at Template:Coor dms

It is named after General William Tecumseh Sherman, American Civil War leader.

See List of famous trees.

Other facts

Meters
Feet
Height above base83.8274.9
Circumference at ground31.1102.6
Maximum diameter at base11.136.5
Diameter 1.5 m above base8.2527.0
Diameter 18 m (60') above base5.3 17.5
Diameter 55 m (180') above base4.3 14.0
Diameter of largest branch2.16.8
Height of first large branch above the base39.6 130.0
Average crown spread32.5106.5

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