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Felled tree for Kew Flagstaff, British Columbia, 1914

Felled tree for Kew Flagstaff, British Columbia, 1914. © RBG KEW

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British COlumbia 1914: The felled tree which was to form the great flagstaff at RBG Kew from 1919 to 1959. Made from a Douglas fir, it was gifted by the Provincial Government of British Columbia and measured 65m high after felling and finishing. It was shipped to England in 1915 and towed along the Thames to Kew.

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Media ID 10645288

Date: 12th February 2015

Copyright Status: Copyrighted Work

Owner URL: http://www.kew.org/

Credit: Copyright RBG Kew

Filename: p112 - 006837LA20120619-001 flagpole British Columbia trunk.jpg

Image Size: 4802 x 5802 Pixels

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