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Record trees 

  • Tallest living tree: Hyperion (coast redwood), 378.1 feet, Redwood National Park 
  • Tallest recorded tree: Unnamed eucalyptus, 500-plus feet, recorded in 1872 in Australia 
  • Most massive living tree: General Sherman (giant sequoia), estimated weight 4 million pounds, Sequoia National Park 
  • Largest tree canopy: A great banyan in Calcutta's Indian Botanical Garden covers three acres. 
  • Oldest living tree: Methuselah (Bristlecone pine), estimated 4,650 years old, California's White Mountains 
 Source: Guinness Book of World Records

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