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El Viejo Del Norte Facts
Diameter: at least 23 feet (7.0 m) at DBH*.
Height: 323 feet (98.4 m).
Volume: The tree is estimated to contain 35,000 cubic feet (991 m³) of wood.
It is the 5th largest coastal redwood.
Lost Monarch was discovered on May 11, 1998, by Stephen C. Sillett, and amateur naturalist Michael Taylor.
This tree is easily recognized by its very distinctive burl, which can been seen from Mill Creek Trail.
The top 60 feet of this tree is a dead spire.
* DBH = Diameter Breast Height, measured 4.5 feet / 1.4 metres above soil grade.