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Wawona Tree

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Description 

Located within the Mariposa Grove.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel
Location
Mariposa County, California
Status
Destroyed by severe weather
History
Germinated approximately 2,300 years before it fell, Tunneled through in 1881; Fell in 1969 due to a heavy load of snow on its crown
Design
Sequoiadendron giganteum
Tunnel
Also called
Fallen Tunnel Tree
Wawona Tunnel Tree
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.50216, -119.61057   (decimal degrees)
37°30'08" N, 119°36'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/269236/4153782 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mariposa Grove
Inventory number
BH 64981 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 23, 2014: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

Wawona Tree
Posted February 12, 2015, by Royce and Bobette Haley (roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This might be the entirety of this design. http://bridgehunter.com/ca/mendocino/bh65972/

Wawona Tree
Posted February 11, 2015, by Zachary S

This, I'd say, is a pretty epic and amusing addition.