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The Oldest Living Tree

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The oldest living tree known is a Bristlecone Pine known as "Methuselah" located at an elevation of 10,400 feet in the White Mountains on the California-Nevada border. The tree is estimated to be 4,767 years old. It stands about 55 feet tall, with a misshapen oval-shaped trunk measuring about 4 1/2 feet wide.

Source: CNN

Posted:  2002-10-10  1:18:49 PM

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