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Scots Fir Is 'Tallest Tree in UK'

Environment  (tags: Scotland, trees, Douglas Fir, botany, tree growth, tree age, preservation )

- 3493 days ago -
A Douglas Fir in Argyll has been named the UK's tallest tree by a team of experts, who climbed to the top. At 63.79m (209ft) the Stronardon Douglas Fir near Dunans Castle beat the Grand Fir at Blair Castle in Perthshire to the title by more than a met


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Pekka Räsänen (52)
Thursday February 26, 2009, 8:40 am
Thanks Rooibos!
Tree climbing is fun, but in the sceneries of Scotland it's WOW... awww, I'm envy !

Eva Ries (237)
Thursday February 26, 2009, 11:43 am
You're welcome!

I wish I were an eagle and could fly to the very tip of the tree, it's crown, and look around - what a sight!
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