Muir Woods National Monument, Marin County, California

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Muir Woods National Monument is a unit of the National Park Service on the Pacific coast of southwestern Marin County, California, 12 miles (19 km) north of San Francisco and part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. It protects 559 acres (226 ha), of which 240 acres (97 ha) are old growth Coast Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) forests,one of a few such stands remaining in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Comments (47)

Adriana Bruno on May 14, 2010

VOTATA, molto bella. Un saluto, Adriana

davidcmc58 on May 14, 2010

Sorin, unnippillai, Gabe, Mahdi & Adriana, thank you all very much for your vote. David

Luca Rigato on May 26, 2010

Those tress are very huge! Impressive. Voted

Mihály Mondovics on May 27, 2010

Impressive giants! Great shot! Voted

davidcmc58 on May 27, 2010

Thank you much for your kind words and vote. David

i v a n n a on June 2, 2010

this is what trees the giant? redwoods?))

Sincerely from St. Petersburg, Russia

davidcmc58 on June 3, 2010

i v a n n a, thank you for your visit. Yes, this is the giant redwoods of California. Some reach over 300 ft high. David

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  • Uploaded on April 15, 2010
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    by davidcmc58
    • Camera: Canon EOS Kiss Digital X
    • Taken on 2010/04/14 15:53:01
    • Exposure: 0.200s (1/5)
    • Focal Length: 17.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: -0.33 EV
    • No flash