Pugachov's Oak

Pugachov's Oak is a major tree in Marii Chodra national park, Mari El Republic, Russian Federation. It is estimated to date to about 1500, is 1.2 m in diameter, and 26 m high.

It is believed that after the defeat in the battle of Kazan and retreat to the Mari forests, the rest of Pugachov's troops stayed under the oak, and Pugachov watched the burning of Kazan from this oak.


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