What is the widest tree known to man?
The tree with the largest circumference ever recorded was 190 feet around, a European chestnut known as the “Tree of the Hundred Horses” on Mount Etna, Sicily. Measured in 1770, the tree is now in three, widely separated parts. The biggest tree in the United States is the giant sequoia “General Sherman” in Sequoia National Park, California, with a girth of 102.6 feet.
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