Storm Topples Iconic Giant Sequoia 'Tunnel' Tree

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  1. itisbruno

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    A Thousand or more of years of life, gone


     
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    Nature recovered a natural object.

    Nothing abnormal.
     
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    That'll buff right out
     
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    On a side note that is pretty close to where my grandparents were. I used to go through that tree as a kid
     
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    It was a coastal Redwood, but either way, it's sad to see a piece of history topple over.


    ETA: It was indeed a Sequoia.
     
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    This was in Calaveras county in the sierra nevadas. Their is a giant redwood tree that you can go through in Mendocino county though. I've been through that one. Up near Leggett
     
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    Read that as topless. Time to stop off and get some free prime rib and a dance...
     
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    Ah, I heard northern Cal and figured it was the Redwood. Thanks for the correction.
     
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    Been there and drove through it, sad to hear its gone now.
     
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    I was always amazed the tree withstood the depredation of so much damage to its base. Iconic and somewhat representative of another age.
     
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    :wow:
    Seen that tree
    Kinda sad.

    <<has had kegger parties in a sequoia stump.
     
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    Biologic time (even of trees) includes now...

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    Elaborate
     
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    Sure it wasn't already gone already but just standing?
     
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    You're right... A tree with a tunnel through it is pretty elaborate.

    :supergrin:

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    Was there in August and got a pic with me and my wife under it. Was sad to see it down but glad I got to go.
     
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    You're right... A tree with a tunnel through it is pretty elaborate.

    :supergrin:

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