A Portrait of One Tree with A Mighty View

It took National Geographic photographer Michael Nichols 32 days to photograph the President, a 3200-year-old, 247-foot-tall giant sequoia in California. (Click on the image twice to get a full measure of BIG.) One of the oldest trees in the world, the President has stood witness to millennia of history. We spent quite a bit of time trying  to find out just what exactly those 3,000 years might have entailed. Here’s a bit of the story.

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