The Kanasar Giant

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Bodhi Leaf The Kanasar Giant

One of the largest and most famous cedar trees can be found at the Kanasar Grove north of Chakrata; this is the largest individual, signed as 6.35 m in girth


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Taxon Botany:

    • Common name: Deodar Cedar or Devdaru: A common and revered evergreen tree of the Western Himalaya, one of India’s largest and most beloved trees
    • Botanical species: Cedrus deodara
    • Botanical family : Pinaceae [Pine]

CompassGeography:

  • Latitude: 30.780056 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 77.834111 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 2178.8 metres above sea level

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Journey Journey:

  • Mountains of Cedar and Snow
  • Path : Based in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, with excursions to Dharamsala and through the Kinnaur and Spiti Valleys
  • Date photographed: 21.06.10

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