SJ8009 : Veteran tree

taken 8 years ago, near to Weston-Under-Lizard, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Veteran tree
Veteran tree
This veteran oak tree, known as ‘the King’ was until relatively recently hidden in a modern planting. It lost its crown due to a lightning strike but still soldiers on. It is probably between 600 and 800 years old as it has a girth of over 8 metres.
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SJ8009, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 1 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 October, 2009
Category
Tree   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 809 093 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.9067N 2:16.9667W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 809 093
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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