Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

Mariposa Grove is the Yosemite National Park’s largest stand of giant sequoias, with about 500 large sequoias.
Giant sequoias are not oldest and tallest living things in the World, but in total volume these trees are the largest living things known to humans.

Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

Bachelor and Three Graces.

Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

One of the oldest land plants, Equisetum (also called horsetail) has hollow stems that arise from a series of underground branches. Part of primeval forest, these plants and giant sequoias have co-existed since the age of dinosaurs. (From park sign).

Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

from park sign
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2 Comments

  1. Orion December 7, 2010 at 15:22 #

    Просто нет слов ! Чудо света !
    Первый кадр там где человек рядом с деревом отлично подчеркивает размер дерево !
    А про кадр , похоже на кино !

  2. kupr31 December 11, 2010 at 16:00 #

    классные деревья. на них кто нибудь живёт?