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Top 10 Tallest Trees in the World

Updated: Oct 6, 2021

Here is a list of the 10 largest trees in the world. The exact locations of the 10 tallest trees in the world are secret, so the images available in this post are illustrative only. The trees are unguarded 24/7 and are only sealed with information about what keeps the tree taller.


Top 10 Tallest Trees in the World:

1. Hyperion – 115.61 m (379.3 ft)

2. Helios – 114.58 m (375.9 ft)

3. Icarus – 113.14 m (371.2 ft)

4. Stratosphere Giant – 113.11 m (371.1 ft)

5. National Geographic Society – 112.71 m (369.9 ft)

6. Orion – 112.63 m (369.5 ft)

7. Lauralyn – 112.62 m (369.5 ft)

8. Rockefeller – 112.60 m (369.3 ft)

9. Paradox – 112.56 m (369.2 ft), USA

10. Mendocino – 112.20 m (368.1 ft)


1. Hyperion - 115,61 m (379,3 ft)

1. Hyperion - 115,61 m (379,3 ft)

Species : Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Redwood, Redwood Creek Tributary, California, USA

Diameter: 4.84 m (15.9 ft)Hyperion is the name of a species of wood

Coast Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) in Northern California was measured at 115.61 meters (379.3 ft), ranking it as the tallest known living tree in the world. Hyperion was discovered on August 25, 2006 by naturalists Chris Atkins and Michael Taylor. The tree has been confirmed by Stephen Sillett to stand 115.55 meters (379.1 ft) tall. The tree was found in a remote area of Redwood National and State Park and was purchased in 1978. The exact location of the tree has not been released to the public for fear that human traffic would upset it. ecosystem in which the tree lives. The tree is estimated to contain 502 cubic meters (17,700 cu ft) of wood, and is between 700 and 800 years old.


2. Helios - 114,58 m (375,9 ft)

2. Helios - 114,58 m (375,9 ft)

Species : Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Redwood, Redwood Creek Tributary, California, USA

Diameter : 4.96 m (16.3 ft)

According to reports, Helios was the tallest tree in the world from June 1, 2006 to August 25, 2006. The tree lost its title after the foresters found Hyperion on the other side of the Redwood River.


3. Icarus - 113,14 m (371,2 ft)

3. Icarus - 113,14 m (371,2 ft)

Species : Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Redwood, Redwood Creek Tributary, California, USA

Diameter : 3.78 m (12.4 ft)

Discovered July 1, 2006. Dead peak. Once higher.


4. Stratosphere Giant - 113,11 m (371,1 ft)

4. Stratosphere Giant - 113,11 m (371,1 ft)

Species : Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Humboldt, Rockefeller Forest, California, USA

Diameter : 5.18 m (17 ft)

The Stratosphere Giant was once considered the tallest tree in the world. It was discovered in July 2000 in Humboldt Redwoods State Park, 112.34 meters (368.6 ft) tall. The tree has continued to grow and measured 113.11 m (371.1 ft) in 2010. It is a specimen of the species Sequoia sempervirens, Coast Redwood. It is surrounded by a large number of trees of almost equal size. To avoid damage from tourism, the exact location of the tree is not disclosed to the public.


5. National Geographic Society - 112,71 m (369,9 ft)

5. Hiệp hội Địa lý Quốc gia - 112,71 m (369,9 ft)

Species : Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Redwood Creek, California, USA

Diameter: 4.39 m (14.4 ft)

The fifth tallest tree in the world is located in Redwood Creek. From 1994, after being found, the tree became the tallest tree in the world until 1995.


6. Orion - 112,63 m (369,5 ft)

6. Orion - 112,63 m (369,5 ft)

Species : Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Redwood, Redwood Creek Tributary, California, USA

Diameter : 4.33 m (14.2 ft)

Detected and verified by Lidar.


7. Lauralyn - 112,62 m (369,5 ft)

7. Lauralyn - 112,62 m (369,5 ft)

Species : Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Humboldt, South Fork Eel River, California, USA

Diameter : 4.54 m (14.9 ft)

Discovered by Paul Zinke & Al Stangenburger


8. Rockefeller - 112,60 m (369,3 ft)

8. Rockefeller - 112,60 m (369,3 ft)

Species : Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Humboldt, Upper Bull Creek Flat, California, USA

Diameter : -


9. Paradox – 112.56 m (369.2 ft), USA

9. Paradox – 112.56 m (369.2 ft), USA

Species : Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Humboldt, Rockefeller Forest, California, USA

Diameter : 3.90 m (12.8 ft)


10. Mendocino - 112,20 m (368,1 ft)

10. Mendocino - 112,20 m (368,1 ft)

Species : Sequoia sempervirens

Location: Montgomery Woods, California, USA

Diameter : 4.19 m (13.7 ft)

From December 1996 to August 2000, the tallest tree in Montgomery Woods, named the Mendocino Tree, was the tallest known tree in the world. It was replaced when several taller trees were discovered in Humboldt Redwoods State Park and later Redwood National Park in Humboldt County. This tree is one of dozens of trees of similar height in the grove, and has never been specifically marked for tree protection. The previously announced candidates for the world's tallest tree were damaged by pressure from crowds of visitors.



 

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