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redwoods

giant trees (sequoias) of Pacific Coast. [Botany: NCE, 2477]
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He found a hawk's nest on the lightning-shattered tipmost top of a six-foot redwood.
The redwood canyons and great cliffs of the Santa Lucia Mountains fascinated Saxon; but she remembered what Hafler had told her of the summer fogs which hid the sun sometimes for a week or two at a time, and which lingered for months.
She waited, in the silence which followed, her eyes fixed upon the light that filtered down through the lofty boughs and bathed the great redwood trunks in mellow warmth.
Without speaking, without further looking at each other, they turned the horses' heads and took the narrow trail that wound down through the sombre redwood aisles and across the open glades to the pasture-lands below.
The 829-point Ol' Jed Douglas-fir in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, California, is 2 feet slimmer but tops out at a lofty 301 feet
Wells--came together at crucial moments, and pushed forward the effort to save the California Coast redwoods from extinction through destruction by timber cutters.
The Family Behind Hip Clothier The Gap Logs the Redwoods
Soldiers from an investigating party reported there are even taller redwoods in the forests.
Only about 5 percent of the original stands remained, and the redwoods that had not become houses, boats, or bridges were in private hands only too willing to shake those of the western timber barons.
Two years later the area was designated as the Humboldt Redwoods State Park.