Trail Thoughts and Musings

This magnificent 329 foot tree is the tallest in Big Basin. Fire hollowed out its base, but the scars and openings are healing. Gradually, the tree's cambium layer under the bark, creates growth tissue resulting in new layers of wood.

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Last updated April 26, 1997.
Copyright 1996 by Werner W. Hager and Micromoms. All rights reserved.