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How tall is the tallest tree in China

Using 42 photos to spell out this 72-meter tree, it is magnificent and shocking.

After completing the height measurement of the giant tree, the staff stood at different heights as a reference to take pictures of the giant tree and other bodies, and it was about to become a basic exercise. This bald fir, located in Gaoligong Mountain, Yunnan, is the tallest tree known to have been climbed, accurately measured, and photographed in mainland China.

Gaoligong Mountain has one of the few large tracts of well-preserved virgin forests in China, with excellent water and heat conditions, and a large number of tree species such as bald fir and fir that have the potential to become the tallest trees in China.

The giant tree is speechless. With the continuous exploration of the dispatch team, this record is likely to be refreshed

Gaoligong Mountain belongs to the southern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, the western fault block zone of the Hengduan Mountains, and the suture zone where the Indian plate and the Eurasian plate collide and subduct the plate.

Gaoligongshan National Nature Reserve is located in Baoshan City and Lushui County in the northwestern part of Yunnan Province, on the west bank of the Nujiang River, between 24°56′-28°23′ north latitude and 98°08′-98°53′ east longitude . With a total area of ​​405,549hm², it is the largest nature reserve in Yunnan Province.

The mountains and slopes of the scenic area are steeply cut and deep, and the vertical height difference is more than 4,000 meters, forming an extremely spectacular vertical natural landscape and three-dimensional climate. The ingenious craftsmanship has created countless heroic, strange, dangerous and beautiful landscapes, such as the splash of the Milky Way, the strange peaks and rocks, the Shimen Pass, the canyon wall shadows and so on.

Gaoligong Mountain originates from the Nyainqentanglha Mountains in Tibet. It stretches from north to south in the China-Myanmar border area in western Yunnan. It is the westernmost mountain range in the Hengduan Mountains in Yunnan. It is high in the north and low in the south, and runs from north to south. 5128 meters above sea level.

Here, forest resources are extremely rich, and rare plants can be seen everywhere. There are the largest Rhododendron tree species in the world today, the giant tree Rhododendron with a tree age of more than 500 years; there is an ancient relict plant known as the “green birthday star”-the national first-class protected rare tree bald fir; the original species of Yunnan cherry blossoms, Yunnan camellia The native species of , as well as other rare tree species, are the forests where China’s rare tree species gather.

On Gaoligong Mountain, from the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau to the Indo-China Peninsula and native species of animals and plants can be seen, many ancient species have been preserved, so Gaoligong Mountain has become the “animal kingdom” of the world of Yunnan, China, “” The largest and most precious territory in the “Plant Kingdom”. It has the titles of “Paradise of Pheasants and Magpies”, “Birthplace of Mammal Ancestors” and “Cradle of East Asian Flora”.

In 1986, Gaoligong Mountain was listed as a national nature reserve, and in 1992, Gaoligong Mountain National Nature Reserve was listed as A-level (the most important nature reserve in the world) by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

In 2000, UNESCO officially approved the Gaoligong Mountain National Nature Reserve as a member of the World Biosphere Reserve Network. There are 391 protected areas in 94 countries around the world, but only 19 in China, and only Gaoligong Mountain and Xishuangbanna in Yunnan Province.

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