size of this Coast Redwood can be appreciated by noting the tiny human figure
at its base, Mary Beth, on the right side of the trunk. This unnamed giant
in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, California, is a rare Coast Redwood
that can be photographed from base to crown.
© Gregory G. and Mary Beth Dimijian
Coast Redwood (not this one) holds the record in 2008 for tallest tree in the
world -- 379.1 feet.