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Del Norte Facts
Diameter: at least 23.7 feet (7.2 m) at DBH*.
Height:307 feet (94 m).
Volume: The tree is estimated to contain over 37,000 cubic feet (1,000 m3) of wood.
It ranks as the world's third, or fourth largest coastal redwood, although one source recognizes it as the largest based on a single-stem measurement. Lost Monarch is actually larger with more wood volume.
Del Norte was discovered on May 11, 1998, by Stephen C. Sillett, and amateur naturalist Michael Taylor.
* DBH = Diameter Breast Height, measured 4.5 feet / 1.4 metres above soil grade.