The world’s second-largest known tree, the President, in Sequoia National Park is photographed by National Geographic magazine photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols for the December 2012 issue. The giant Sequoia is a snow tree, says scientist Steve Sillett, adapted for long winters in the Sierra Nevada.
- Second-largest known tree
- 3,200 years old
- Height above base 247.0′
- Circumference at ground 93.0′
- The tree was named after President Warren G. Harding in 1923.
- Read More Here - National Geographic magazine