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Giant sequoia of the Sierra Nevada

Giant sequoia of the Sierra Nevada

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Giant sequoia.,
    • Forest ecology -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard J. Hartesveldt ... [et al.].
      ContributionsHartesveldt, Richard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK494.5.T3 G5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 180 p. :
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5061860M
      LC Control Number74026690

      The Giant Sequoia Mercantile is located at the western gateway to the Giant Sequoia National Monument and Sequoia National Forest in the historic foothill town of Springville. The shop, which is located in the old Elster Building near the center of Springville, offers a complete line of gifts and local craft items that celebrate the Giant Sequoias. Combine three of our main destinations: Bass Lake Vista, Fresno Dome and the Giant Sequoia Tour for a perfect day trip. Ride to the top of Mount Raymond and see a beautiful view of Bass Lake, our local sporting lake. Crawl over granite plaines, through dense woodland areas, and past rocky cuts to .

        In Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks in the Sierra Nevada, California, 28 giant sequoias have died from a seemingly deadly interaction between bark beetles, drought and . A lot of interesting information about giant sequoia: discovery, morphology, distribution, ecology, life history, co-existing plants and animals. Every chapter has a lot of history, e.g. historical opinions (particularly by John Muir) on the discussed facts. The biggest downside is that the book is .

      Giant sequoia -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) Giant sequoia -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Geographical distribution. Forest management -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. In the Sierra Nevada only a few areas are suitable for the continued existence of the big trees. These areas have relatively deep soil and permanent moisture in the soil. The Giant Sequoia groves are fed moisture from streams, springs, and subsurface moisture coming down from higher ground.


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The closest direct ancestral relative of the giant sequoia, according to fossil evidence, lived in what is now southern Idaho and western Nevada. Forests of these trees existed there as much as million years ago, before the last great rise of the Sierra Nevada.

20 Sequoia with buttressed trunk, Giant Forest. 21 Giant sequoia cones. 22 Lichen-encrusted sequoia cone. 23 Sequoia cone illustrating the Fibonacci ratio. 24 Giant sequoia seeds. 25 Basal area regression curve, the basis for estimating the age of living specimens.

26 A sequoia burl, Mariposa Grove. 27 Present distribution of the giant sequoia. The Giant Sequoia of the Sierra Nevada: CHAPTER 7: MAN, FIRE, AND THE FUTURE. InHerbert Mason of the University of California pointed out that, in the absence of fires in the Sierra Nevada, valuable sugar pine was being replaced by the much less valuable white fir.

The sequoia fire story presented in this book is a good example. The Giant Sequoia of the Giant sequoia of the Sierra Nevada book Nevada: THE GIANT SEQUOIA OF THE SIERRA NEVADA.

Richard J. Hartesveldt H. Thomas Harvey Howard S. Shellhammer Ronald E. Stecker San José University, California. U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington, D. TABLE OF CONTENTS. The Giant Sequoia of the Sierra Nevada by Van Zandt, Howard F.

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Compiled and written by Frederick A. Meyer, Chief Forester, California Div. of. 20 rows    This is a list of giant sequoia naturally occurring giant sequoia.

Sequoiadendron giganteum (giant sequoia; also known as giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Sierran redwood, Wellingtonia or simply big tree—a nickname also used by John Muir) is the sole living species in the genus Sequoiadendron, and one of three species of coniferous trees known as redwoods, classified in the family Cupressaceae in the subfamily Sequoioideae, together with Sequoia.

Welcome. The Giant Sequoia National Monument is a ,acre U.S. National Monument located in the southern Sierra Nevada. It is administered by the U.S. Forest Service as part of the Sequoia National Forest and includes 38 of the 39 Giant Sequoia groves that are located in that Forest.

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But among many of the attractions included in such shows there was, at one point, an unlikely protagonist: the giant sequoia of the Sierra Nevada. Giant Sequoia of the Sierra Nevada, The Paperback – by National Park Service (Author), Richard J.

Hartesveldt (Author), et al. (Author) & 0 more out of 5 stars 2 ratingsCited by: The Pacific coastal hills have a moderate climate influenced by the Pacific Ocean. The giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) is native to the Sierra Nevada Mountains of central California. The Sierra Nevada Mountains are much higher and have less climatic influence from the ocean.

The winters in the Sierras can be severe and are seldom moderate. The Giant sequoia of the Sierra Nevada. [Richard J Hartesveldt;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Hartesveldt.

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Sequoia National Park. Ecompassing overacres of protected forest and mountain terrain, the Sequoia National Park is part of the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks system. Originally established in the 's, California protected this natural beauty which is part of the Sierra Nevada.

One of the properties south east of Carson City on Chiquita Circle growing over 15 healthy giant sequoias at least feet tall.

This Nevada property owner obviously takes great care and pride in his yard with numerous giant sequoias and many other species growing healthy in a rather arid zone. Discover Giant Sequoia of the Sierra Nevada by National Park Service, Richard J Hartesveldt, Et Al | and millions of other books available at Barnes & Noble.

Shop paperbacks, eBooks, and more. Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpBrand: Press Holdings International, Inc. Giant sequoia, (Sequoiadendron giganteum), also called Sierra redwood, coniferous evergreen tree of the cypress family (Cupressaceae), the largest of all trees in bulk and the most massive living things by giant sequoia is the only species of the genus Sequoiadendron and is distinct from the coast redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens), which are the tallest living trees.

The "Guide to the Sequoia Groves of California" by Dwight Willard is the best book about all the places to see Sequoias. I've gone to Sequoia National Park at least 30 times and would say that late May is the best month to visit in my opinion but fall can be nice also.

I like the bears in the meadows, wildflowers and waters of spring. Your best bet would be the Giant Forest and you can enter. It is our intent to present as accurate and up-to-date an account as possible of Sequoiadendron giganteum (Lindl.) Buchh., known popularly as the giant sequoia, big tree, or Sierra redwood, and to correct much of the error, distortion, and inconsistency which has, unfortunately, pervaded the literature since the discovery of this species in The Giant Sequoia Mercantile is located at the southern gateway to the Sequoia National Forest, in the historic town of Kernville.

The store offers a complete line of gifts from Kern River and the Giant Sequoia National Monument. Camping, rafting equipment, unique books. Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage Giant sequoia trees in Sequoia national park, Sierra Nevada, California.

“There’s a handful of giant sequoia trees that died in the recent.