10 highest trees of the planet (10 photos)

This is a list of the 10 largest trees in the world. The exact location of the 10 tallest trees are kept secret, so pictures of the trees hardly found. Trees are not guarded 24 hours and 7 days a week, but only coded information to the flow of tourists has not destroyed the infrastructure and does not interfere with the trees to grow further.
10. Mendocino Tree - 112, 20 m, USA

Type: Sequoia sempervirens
Location: Montgomery Woods, California, USA
Diameter: 4, 19 m
In the period from December 1996 to August 2000 it was the tallest tree in the world, it was found in Montgomery Woods and Wood called Mendocino. Wood is one of dozens of similar high trees in the grove, and has never been expressly declared the biggest one in order to protect. Previously widely publicized candidates for the tallest tree in the world suffered greatly because of the many tourists.

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9. Paradox - 112 56 m US

Type: Sequoia sempervirens
Location: Humboldt, Rockefeller Forest, California, USA
Diameter: 3, 90 m

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8. Rockefeller - 112, 60 m, USA

Type: Sequoia sempervirens
Location: Humboldt County, California, USA
Diameter: the exact diameter of the unknown

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7. Lauralin- 112.62 m

Type: Sequoia sempervirens
Location: Humboldt, South Fork Eel River, California, United States
Diameter: 4, 54 m

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6. Orion - 112 63 m

Type: Sequoia sempervirens
Location: Redwoods, California
Diameter: 4, 33 m

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5. The National Geographic Society - 112.71 m

Type: Sequoia sempervirens
Location: Redwood Creek, California
Diameter: 4, 39 m
The fifth tallest tree in the world is located in Redwood Creek. Since 1994, after it was found, it was the tallest tree in the world until 1995.

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4. Stratosphere Giant - 113.11 m

Type: Sequoia sempervirens
Location: Humboldt, Rockefeller Forest, California, USA
Diameter: 5, 18 m
Stratosphere Giant was once the tallest tree in the world. It was opened in July 2000 in the Humboldt National Park, the first measurement in 2000 was the height of the tree 112.34 meters and it continues to grow, the height of 113.11 m was recorded in 2010. The tree is surrounded by a large number of trees is almost the same size. To avoid damage from tourism, the exact location of the tree was not disclosed to the public.

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3. Icarus - 113.14 m

Type: Sequoia sempervirens
Location: Redwoods, Inflow Redwood Creek, California
Diameter: 3, 78 m
Found 1 July 2006.

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Helios 2 - 114.58 m

Type: Sequoia sempervirens
Location: Redwoods, Inflow Redwood Creek, California
Diameter: 4, 96 m
Helios tallest tree in the world on June 1, 2006 to August 25, 2006. Wood lost his title after foresters found Hyperion on the other side Inflow Redwood Creek.

The photograph by Richard Preston and his daughter make climbing a tree in the park Humboldt.

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1. Hyperion - 115.61 m

Type: Sequoia sempervirens
Location: Redwoods, Inflow Redwood Creek, California
Diameter: 4, 84 m
Hyperion was discovered Aug. 25, 2006 by naturalists Chris Atkins and Michael Taylor. The wood was measured, its height was 115.55 meters in height. The tree was found in a remote area of ‚Äč‚ÄčNational and State Parks Redwood acquired in 1978. The exact location in the tree has not been opened to the public, for fear that the tourist traffic can disrupt the ecosystem of the tree of life. The area tree is estimated to be 502 square meters, and its approximate age of 700 - 800 years.

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