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Jan 10, The famous California tree which has allowed generations of tourists to walk through its centre has fallen down at last.
Sad news came out of California early on Tuesday morning: a fierce storm at the weekend toppled the famous giant sequoia with a tunnel running through the bushdig.barted Reading Time: 3 mins. Feb 07, This is what happened to the General Sherman Tree during the New Year's storm.
To avoid catastrophic failure, sequoias have evolved to lose branches.
Powerful winds howled through the tree's exposed crown, threatening the very existence of this ancient organism, but before the tree could be uprooted, one of its huge branches failed and crashed the ground. Jan 10, While this great wonder no longer stands, the National Park Service is host to many other sequoia gems, including the General Sherman Tree, which stands at feet tall and has a Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins.
Apr 18, Many mistakenly believe the General Sherman Tree to be the giant sequoia with a tunnel in it that you can drive a car through; that tree was located in Yosemite National Park until it fell during.