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Giant Sequioa.  Ever wonder how water gets from the roots to the leaves 280ft above it?  Capillary action of course!  The same force that moves blood through our veins so you can think of water as the blood of trees.

Seeds and Things Giant Sequoia sempervirens "California Redwood" 15 Seeds - BONSAI - : Plant Seed And Flower Products : Patio, Lawn & Garden

Capillary Action - The Movie

Never have I sounded so stupid as during this amazing demonstration of capillary action. This is suppose to be an analog of how proteins use the lipid bilaye.

Water Cycle Experiments for Kids - InfoBarrel

Step-by-Step Experiments With the Water Cycle, Step-by-Step Experiments with Plants, And Step-by-Step Experiments with Electricity

Flathead Lake, Montana. The water is so clear it looks shallow, but it's actually 370 feet deep!!  Amazing!

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Flathead Lake in northwest Montana. Apparently the water is so clear that it looks like a shallow lake, when in fact, it’s 370 feet deep. I'd go to Montana just for this!

Giant sequoias "Grizzly Giant"  Yosemite, are the world's largest trees by volume. They grow to an average height of 50–85 m (160–279 ft) and 6–8 m (20–26 ft) in diameter. Record trees have been measured to be 94.8 m (311 ft) in height and over 17 m (56 ft) in diameter.[1] The oldest known giant sequoia based on ring count is 3,500 years old. Sequoia bark is fibrous, furrowed, and may be 90 cm (3.0 ft) thick at the base of the columnar trunk. It provides significant fire protection for the…

The "Grizzly Giant" is one of the main attractions in Mariposa Grove in Yosemite National Park. It is a landmark ancient Giant redwood (Sequoiadendron giganteum) tree. Note the size of the people at the bottom of the image for scale.

1901, Andrew Ellicott Douglass founds the field of dendrochronology by inventing a system whereby known sequences of events (floating chronologies) can be fixed to specific years (absolute chronologies) via the scientific analysis of tree rings.

1901 Andrew Ellicott Douglass founds the field of dendrochronology by inventing a system whereby known sequences of events (floating chronologies) can be fixed to specific years (absolute chronologies) via the scientific analysis of tree rings.

The Banyan Tree | Lahaina Banyan Court Park | Lahaina, Hawaii

The great Banyan-tree with the world's largest area of the Crown. Indian botanical cadu is in Haure. Bunyan, or, as it is called, the tree-forest, has not one but thousands of barrels

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