One of the oldest and largest trees in the world

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Huge trunk and incredible range - are the characteristics of "Tree of Tule". The tree is very impressive.

"El Árbol del Tule (Spanish for The Tree of Tule) is a tree located in the church grounds in the town center of Santa María del Tule in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, approximately 9 km (6 mi) east of the city of Oaxaca on the road to Mitla. It is a Montezuma cypress (Taxodium mucronatum), or ahuehuete (meaning "old man of the water" in Nahuatl). It has stoutest trunk of any tree in the world. In 2001 it was placed on a UNESCO tentative list of World Heritage Sites".
The Tree of Tule

The Tree of Tule

The Tree of Tule

The Tree of Tule

The Tree of Tule

The Tree of Tule

The Tree of Tule

The Tree of Tule

The Tree of Tule

The Tree of Tule

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