NR8671 : The Second-tallest Tree?

near to Tarbert, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

The Second-tallest Tree?
The Second-tallest Tree?
I was informed that this Sequoiadendron giganteum is the second-tallest tree in Scotland, at 175.5 feet (54 metres). Or at least that, when measured with the latest hi-tech equipment a couple of years ago, it was the second-tallest. Unfortunately its rivals continue to grow, and its status, such as it is, is continually threatened, just as it threatens its taller competitor. Sadly, however, this information is at variance with sundry reports in the media, for example LinkExternal link , but it is nevertheless a very impressive specimen.
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2012
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 20 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 8649 7158 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:53.3927N 5:24.9554W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 8650 7161
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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