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The world’s tallest tree is something that’s been a source of great debate, but it can’t be denied that the Sequoia sempervirens, or California redwood,  is a source of great height. In 2006, one such tree, christened the Hyperion Redwood, was discovered deep in Humboldt Redwoods State Park.Worlds Biggest and Tallest Tree Tallest tree in the World | Biggest Tree In the WorldIt measures 379.1 feet, or 9 feet taller than the previous tallest tree. Presumably, the Hyperion is still growing, as redwoods can live to be more than 2,000 years old. That’s old, but it has a long way to go to catch up with the world’s oldest living tree.Worlds tallest trees Tallest tree in the World | Biggest Tree In the World
A redwood tree discovered in a remote California forest has turned out to be the world’s tallest tree, edging out one nearby that had been the previous titleholder, a botanist said Friday.
Humboldt State University Professor Steve Sillett told Reuters the record-setting tree, named Hyperion, is 379.1 feet tall, besting the previous record holder, the 370.5-foot-tall Stratosphere Giant.
Researchers exploring remote and rugged terrain this summer in the Redwood National and State Parks along California’s northernmost coast also discovered two other redwoods taller than the Stratosphere Giant, suggesting there had been many more massive ancient redwoods in the area, Sillett said.WorldsTallestTree graphic Tallest tree in the World | Biggest Tree In the WorldSome of those taller trees may have fallen to loggers, while the remaining ones were saved by a logging ban when the Redwood National Park was expanded in 1978, Sillett said.
Officials would not pinpoint the exact locations of the trees out of concern that too many visitors could damage the delicate ecology of the mild, foggy slopes where the trees live

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