Caumsett State Park Oldest Black Oak Tree
Posted by: chstress53
N 40° 55.284 W 073° 26.602
18T E 631072 N 4531198
Quick Description: On Long Island, the search for the oldest surviving forest fragment is far from complete, but this waymark documents an exceptional tree, at Caumsett State Park . The tree provides a rare example of collective endurance.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 5/22/2006 4:47:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMD95
This tree is a dying black oak located in Lloyd Neck that measures nearly seven feet in diameter. Writer Christopher Morley once called it "the largest vegetable in the East
Genus/Species: Black Oak
Method of obtaining height: Reliable source
Method of obtaining girth: Reliable source
Location type: Park
Historical significance: Not listed
Planter: Not listed
Website reference: Not listed
Parking coordinates: Not Listed
Walk time: Not Listed
Photograpy coordinates: Not Listed
A closeup picture of your GPS receiver in your hand, with the tree in the background, is required. If the tree is on private property, this closeup photograph with the tree in the background may be taken from the nearest public vantage point without actually going to the tree.
The required photograph does not need to show the entire tree, but the individual tree must be recognizable.
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