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Gustav Adolf's Pear
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member virtual.franken
N 49° 25.578 E 011° 00.725
32U E 645903 N 5476793
Quick Description: The Gustav Adolf's Pear (Gustav-Adolf Birne) is the nature monument in Nuremberg-Stein.
Location: Bayern, Germany
Date Posted: 3/3/2015 12:35:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMNF41
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Gusta Adolf's Pear takes its name from the hill on which it grows. It's the remain of the non-existing orchad, which had dated to 16th century.

The tree is about 80-100 years old. It's about 12m height, and the girth (measured in 2006) is 252 cm.

It's age and dimensions are extraordinary for the genus, therefore since 1996 it's under the protection of the law as the nature monument.
Genus/Species: Pyrus pyraster

Height: 12

Girth: 252

Method of obtaining height: Reliable source

Method of obtaining girth: Reliable source

Location type: Other public property

Age: 100

Historical significance:
The reamains of the historical orchad. The sources for input data are the information table placed near the monument, and the press release info: http://www.nuernberg.de/presse/mitteilungen/presse_06978.html


Planter: Not listed

Website reference: Not listed

Parking coordinates: Not Listed

Walk time: Not Listed

Photograpy coordinates: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
A closeup picture of your GPS receiver in your hand, with the tree in the background, is required. If the tree is on private property, this closeup photograph with the tree in the background may be taken from the nearest public vantage point without actually going to the tree.
The required photograph does not need to show the entire tree, but the individual tree must be recognizable.
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