Trees are living creatures on earth that can live very long, exceeding the age of humans or animals. In this world there are giant trees that are very large because it has thousands of years old. This is a list of 10 largest trees in the world.
1. General Sherman Tree.
This tree has the scientific name Sequoiadendron giganteum. With a height of 275 feet (83.8 meters) and stem volume reached 1487 m3, this tree is the largest tree in the world today. Height and size can still be increased, because the tree is still alive today. Its location is located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park in the United States. According to estimates by the researchers, this tree has between 2500-3200 years old.
2. General Grant Tree.
This is the second largest tree in the world. Its location in the forest Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park, United States. Tree age is estimated at 2000 years. Height is 267.4 feet (81.5 meters), with a volume of 1320m2.
3. President Tree.
The world’s third largest trees are also in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park, USA. This tree height is 241.0 feet (73.5 meters), with a volume of 1.278 m3. As for her age is estimated between 2500-3000 years.
4. Lincoln Tree.
For the largest tree in the world’s fourth place is occupied by the Lincoln Tree, located in Giant Forest, the United States. This tree has a height 256.1 feet (80.0 meters) and volume of 1.259 m3. Tree age is estimated at 2500-3000 years.
5. Stagg Tree.
Fifth of the world’s largest trees are located in the Alder Creek Forest Grove, with the name Stagg tree. Height is 243.0 feet (74.1 meters), and has a volume of 1.205 m3. Tree age is estimated at 2500-3000 years
6. Boole Tree.
Boole Tree has a high height 268.8 feet (81.9 meters) and volume of 1.204 m3. Its location is in the Converse Basin forest grove in Sequoia National Forest. Tree age is about 2000 years.
The location of this tree in Giant Forest, the United States. With a height of 224.0 feet (68.3 meters) and volume of 1.169 m3, Franklin tree is a tree in the world’s seventh largest. Tree age is about 2000 years
8. King Arthur Tree.
The location of this tree is on Garfield Grove. With a height of 270.3 feet (82.4 meters) and volume of 1.151 m3. Tree age is about 2000 years.
9. Monroe Tree.
Monroe tree located at Giant Forest. With a height of 247.0 feet (75.5 meters) and volume of 1.183 m3. Tree age is about 2000 years.
10. Genesis Tree.
This is the biggest tree in the world order of the tenth. The location of this tree in the forest Mountain Home Grove. With a height of 253.0 feet (78.5 meters) and volume of 1.148 m3. Tree age is estimated to be about 2000 years.
That list of the largest trees in the world today, until 2011. Possible size of these giant trees can still grow. When compared with the measure of a man who is in the picture above, it appears that the trees are very large indeed.