Where in the world are temperate rainforests located?

Where in the world are temperate rainforests located?

Temperate rainforests are found along coasts in temperate regions. The largest temperate rainforests are on the Pacific coast in North America, stretching from Alaska to Oregon. Other temperate rainforests are found along the coast of Chile, the United Kingdom, Norway, Japan, New Zealand, and S. Australia.

How old are the trees in Olympic National Park?

1,000 years old

How tall are the trees in Olympic National Park?

From left to right, they are Douglas fir, Sitka spruce, western red cedar (to the rear), and western hemlock. Yes, these trees are incredibly tall — according to this NASA map, the tallest in the world; many are over 150 feet tall (the big Sitka spruce I wrote about earlier is 191 feet high).

What is the tallest cedar tree?

Duncan Cedar

How tall can a cedar tree grow?

120 feet

Where is the Cheewhat giant?

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Where is the biggest tree in Canada?

Canada's largest tree, a western redcedar named the “Cheewhat Giant” stands in a remote location near Cheewhat Lake west of Lake Cowichan. The tree is over six meters (20 feet) in trunk diameter, 56 meters (182 feet) in height and 450 cubic meters in timber volume (or 450 regular telephone poles' worth of wood).

How do I get to big lonely Doug?

The approach to Doug follows a logging road off of the Gordon Main that travels through a forested area that suddenly opens up to expose the clearcut and Lonely Doug rising 230 feet to its upper branches. That is as high as a 23 story office tower.

How old are the trees in Cathedral Grove?

about 800 years old

What is the oldest tree in Canada?

NrTree speciesAge
1Pinus flexilis (Limber pine)1221 ± 500 y
2Pseudotsuga menziesii (Coast Douglas-fir)1021 ± 300 y
3Acer saccharum (Sugar maple)540 ± 3 y
4Pinus strobus (Eastern white pine)221 ± 20 y

Where are the biggest trees in the world?

Sequoia National Park

How tall is big lonely Doug?

about 230 feet high