As of 2014, the tallest tree in the world is a coast redwood named Hyperion located in Redwood National Park in California. The tree is 379.1 feet tall.
As of 2014, the tallest tree known in the world is 379 feet tall. Discovered in 2006 by Chris Atkins and Michael Taylor, the tree is a Northern California redwood named Hyperion.
The wax palm (ceroxylon quindiuense) can grow between 160 and 200 feet high making it the tallest palm tree in the world. Wax palms grow wild in Cocora Valley, Colombia but are rarely found anywhere else in the world.
The 10 tallest mountains in the world above sea level include Mount Everest, Mount Godwin Austen, Mount Kangchenjunga, Mount Lhotse and Mount Makalu. The other mountains included in the list of world's 10 tallest mountains include Mount Cho Oyu, Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount ...
The tallest plant in the world is the redwood tree, found in California. The tallest redwood tree was discovered in 2006 and measured 379 feet tall.
According to Guinness World Records, as of 2014, Sultan Kösen from Turkey is the tallest living person in the world since 2009. Sultan Kösen is 8 feet 3 inches tall according to the last measurement done by Guinness World Records on Feb. 8, 2011.
As of 2014, the tallest building in the world is the Burj Khalifa, located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The building stands 828 meters tall with 163 floors. The Burj Khalifa is three times the size of the Eiffel Tower and almost twice the size of the Empire State Bui...