Update on UT-35 measurement

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John Montague
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Update on UT-35 measurement

Post by John Montague » Mon Sep 09, 2013 1:51 pm

Earlier this year, I reported on my initial casual measurements of UT-35. This is a redwood on LIDAR's hit list that has never been formally measured. I recently returned to the tree and performed a formal measurement with an Impulse 200LR, tripods, and prism poles.

UT-35 checks in at 352.1 feet or 107.3 meters.

Its new name is "Totem". Totem is located in Humboldt Redwoods State Park.
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dbhguru
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Re: Update on UT-35 measurement

Post by dbhguru » Mon Sep 09, 2013 4:15 pm

John,

Fabulous! Thanks for sharing. The mere exestence of this great tree is a reminder of what may still lurk out there, but I suppose with the aid of LIDAR, the super trees can all be identified. Do you know how many candidates remain to be field-measured in the 350-foot height class that have been identified by LIDAR?

Bob
Robert T. Leverett
Co-founder, Native Native Tree Society
Co-founder and President
Friends of Mohawk Trail State Forest
Co-founder, National Cadre

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