Monterey Moon Tree
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone
N 36° 35.876 W 121° 53.828
10S E 598644 N 4050837
Quick Description: I had no idea about these trees until I read this Category Description. This is one of the original Moon Trees that went on the Apollo 14 Mission.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/14/2005 6:08:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM1FK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member phat.bak
Views: 74

Long Description:
This Moon Tree is a Coast Redwood (Sequoia Sempervirens) that Major Stuart Roosa took on the Apollo 14 Mission. It was raised into a seedling at the Forest Service Genetics Lab and presented to the City of Monterey to celebrate the Bicentennial of the United States of America.

The tree is located adjacent to the old historic Colton Hall in Friendly Plaza.
Type of Tree: Redwood

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