Some of you may be thinking 'What is
the world's tallest tree?', but if you tilt your head sideways you will clearly
see that it should be the world's longest tree.
So with that out of the way, the world's longest tree is a Coast Redwood located
in Montgomery State Reserve, CA. named the Mendocino Tree.
The Mendocino Tree measures in at 367.5 feet with a diameter of 10 feet 4
inches and is estimated to be about 1,000 years old.
The Mendocino Tree captured the record after the existing world's longest
tree, located in the Redwood National Park, CA., lost 10 feet of it's top in a
UPDATE: November17, 2008
In the Redwood National Park in Northern California resides a coast redwood tree named the Hyperion tree
that has grown into the record books for being the world's longest, or tallest,
tree with a total height of 115.55 meters or 379.1 feet.
The Hyperion tree would have passed the 380 foot mark
had is not been for a pesky woodpecker that damaged the very top of the tree.
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