California wildfires kill thousands of giant redwoods

San Francisco, Nov 21 from the United States

The loss boosted the number of redwoods deaths caused by wildfires to an estimated 13 to 19 percent of the world’s people, Xinhua news agency reported.

This is a species with only a limited distribution, of about 28.000 hectares, which stretch through 70 groves around the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada in California.

Giant redwashed trees can reach age thousands of years as they are in the process of overshadowing everything around them.

The largest tree in the world, at 83.8 meters (9.08 ft) high and 10.9 meters (6.07 feet) in diameter at its base, Park, is 36 feet (275 m) across.


Kings Canyon National Park

Kings Canyon National Park is an American national park in the southern Sierra Nevada, in Fresno and Tulare Counties, California. Originally established in 1890 as General Grant National Park, (wikipedia)


Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is an American national park in California, surrounded on the southeast by Sierra National Forest and on the northwest by Stanislaus National Forest. (wikipedia)


Glacier National Park (U.S.)

Glacier National Park is an American national park located in northwestern Montana, on the Canada–United States border, adjacent to the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. (wikipedia)


Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is an American national park located in the western United States, largely in the northwest corner of Wyoming and extending into Montana and Idaho. (wikipedia)


Giant Forest

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The Giant Forest, famed for its giant sequoia trees, is within the United States’ Sequoia National Park. This montane forest, situated at over 6, (wikipedia)


Franklin (tree)

Franklin is a giant sequoia in Giant Forest, a sequoia grove where the largest tree in the world lives – the General Sherman. The Franklin tree is the eighth largest giant sequoia in the world. (wikipedia)


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