September 23, 2009

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

Photograph by Michael Nichols

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine

Fourteen stories up a 30-story tree, Humboldt State University scientist Steve Sillett (at center) and his team measure a fire cave in a massive redwood in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. Wildfires have twice burned this tree but failed to kill it.

See more photographs from the October 2009 feature story "Redwoods."


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