Old Olive Tree near Pont du Gard - Remoulins/France
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam
N 43° 56.923 E 004° 32.117
31T E 623196 N 4867321
Quick Description: An old olive tree at the Pont du Gard.
Location: Occitanie, France
Date Posted: 10/31/2014 12:57:13 AM
Waymark Code: WMMRVK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 4

Long Description:
An inscription on the stone next to the tree says that this tree is 908 years old. The stone is from the 80ties.
When measured in the 80s was a tree trunk circumference of 5 meters measured and the tree crown had a circumference of 15 meters.

But the tree is beautiful also of his stature. The trunk is beautifully ornate. Many tourists visit the actually the Pont du Gard, make a picture of himself and the tree.

Certainly, this tree has been immortalized in many photo albums.
Genus/Species: olive tree

Height: 16

Girth: 22

Method of obtaining height: Sighting along a 45 degree angle

Method of obtaining girth: Arm reaching

Location type: Other public property

Age: 900

Historical significance: Not listed

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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