Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Angel Oak II

This is another view of the Angel Oak Tree.  This gives a better perspective of the size.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Angel Oak

The Angel Oak Tree is located in Angel Oak Park, on Johns Island near Charleston, SC.  The Angel  Oak Tree is estimated to be in excess of 1500 years old, stands 66.5 ft  (20 m) tall, measures 28 ft (8.5 m) in circumference, and produces shade that covers 17,200 square feet (1,600 m2). From tip to tip  Its longest branch distance is 187 ft. 

The Angel Oak Tree is thought to  be one of the oldest living things in the country.