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Southern Norway Kristiansand Birkenes

The Mollestad Oak

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Norway's second largest tree. Reckoned to be over 1000 years old.

The Mollestad-oak is the second largest tree in Norway regarding to thickness and circumference. The oak is hollow but is still growing. The room in the middle of the oak has a diameter of 1,30 metres. The tree has six large boughs, and the crown covers more than 200 square metre.

Facts about the Mollestad Oak:
Age: About 1000 years
Circumference: 11,25 m.
Thickness: 3,5 m.
Height: 15 m.
Diameter of the crown: 16-17 m.
Circumference of the crown: 50 m.
Circumference of the largest bough: 2,58 m.


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