Courtesy of Michael Nichols, National Geographic
If you think this photo goes on forever, try to imagine the actual scale of this mighty sequoia.
Located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park just east of Visalia, California, ‘The President’ is known as one of the largest trees in world and is estimated to be around 3,200 years old.
Standing 75.3 meters tall and 8.2 meters wide, the sequoia had never been completely photographed until photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols and some tree-climbing scientists set about the monstrous task. It took 32 days and 126 individual photographs stitched together to capture the sequoia’s unfathomable magnitude. Nichols worked on the project for the National Geographic, the tree representing “110 generations of human life.”
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