42256Re: Sequoia National Park panos (not Mt Whitney!)
- Jun 3, 2010well, at least they have real trees... if they get lost in the forest they have to do more than stand up :-P
--- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Trausti Hraunfjord <trausti.hraunfjord@...> wrote:
> A tree that size is truly impossible to understand... be it through
> pictures, panos or video. One will have to see and feel it in real life.
> ... on another thought... if there were trees of this size in Denmark, there
> would probably be a law prohibiting them to exist.
> There is a law that prohibits natural woods to exist there. Everything has
> to be clean and nice. If trees fall, they have to be removed, paths can not
> be overgrown etc. If you own land on which you have trees, you can receive
> a fine if you don't keep it manicured to the standards of the law.
> It is great to see nature's incredible things... and not only having to see
> clean and clear paths of pavement going between the trees.
> On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 5:07 PM, Pat Swovelin <panoramas@...>wrote:
> > For those of you who have never been standing in front of the General
> > Sherman tree it's impossible to grasp the magnificence of this tree, no
> > matter how well it's shot (thank you, Ron), its sheer size is
> > staggering. This will put it into perspective for you. Before it broke
> > off in January of 2006 the largest branch of the tree was 6.8 *FEET* in
> > diameter and was 130 FEET above the ground. That's a full-sized tree as
> > far as I'm concerned and it was merely a branch of the General Sherman
> > tree.
> > This tree, as well as the National Park its in, should be on your
> > things-I-must-see/do-before-I-die list. Up near the top.
> > Pat Swovelin
> > Cool Guy @ Large
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