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Sessile oak in parcelle 315, Saint-Bonnet Tronçais, France

 


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Jeroen Philippona, at 2012-08-12 20:30:26, said:
Well, very probably it was measured with a clinometer or hypsometer with tangent method. Before I had a laser I made mistakes / overmeasurements with that method even after I was warned by ENTS. To measure this oak I tried for 20 minutes to find the tallest tops, not easy in a closed forest canopy in summer. Perhaps in winter an even taller top can be found. That Sessile oaks can grow to 48 m can be seen in the Forêt de Bercé.
Conifers, at 2012-08-12 19:41:32, said:
Your measures girth: 3.12 m, height: 43.40 m . . . . nasty case of over-estimation on the height on the signboard!!

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Location: parcelle 315, Saint-Bonnet-Tronçais

Specimen: sessile oak
(Quercus petraea) "8951"

Tree species: sessile oak
(Quercus petraea)

Coordinates:
46.614169, 2.73805
N46 36.85014 E2 44.283
46° 36' 51" N, 2° 44' 17" E

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Name of the tree: Chêne Le Pillier

Photographer: Jeroen Philippona
Uploaded on 2012-08-12 18:28:30

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