Jeffrey pine remains on Sentinel Dome

Jeffrey pine remains on Sentinel Dome

The Jeffrey pine on Sentinel Dome, famously photographed years ago by Ansel Adams, as it appeared in October 2006.
on Mar 5, 2010 10:29 pm
Image Type(s): Flora
Image ID: 602071


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Marmaduke - Mar 6, 2010 12:51 am - Voted 10/10

Age of the tree?

Great shot, history?


ekulnworb - Mar 6, 2010 9:20 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Age of the tree?

On they note that Adams photographed it around 1940, but also that Carleton Watkins had photographed it back in 1867. Despite the efforts of park rangers who carried buckets of water to it, the tree perished in the drought of 1976-77 and fell in August 2003.

jaimenote - Jul 1, 2011 12:17 am - Hasn't voted

Death of Tree

Nature is harsh.

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