Way to the thickest fir in the world
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The thickest fir in the world has a trunk diameter of 1.84 meters and has a volume of 22 cubic meters of wood. The over 300-year-old giant enjoys excellent health. The magnificent specimen stands above St.Martin in the Calfeisental and can be reached on a well-marked, somewhat steep path within 40 minutes. Coordinates: 745 945/198 919, 1575 m above sea level
.M.Continue to discover: St.Martin is a 700-year-old Walser settlement shrouded in history and legend, which was inhabited all year round until 1652. Today, the place is lovingly maintained and is an actual excursion insider tip.
Knowledge: Fir trees in the Mittelland usually reach a diameter of 60 to 80 centimeters and have a volume of 8 cubic meters of wood. Although fir trees are often significantly higher than those in the Calfeisental (32.8 meters), this is probably the thickest according to the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL. In the Slovak primeval forests, a red fir with a diameter of 1.78 meters is known and another fir in Bosnia brings it to 1.7 meters.
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