Moon Tree

Moon Tree (HM1759)

Location: Monterey, CA 93940 Monterey County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 35.872', W 121° 53.816'

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Coast Redwood
Sequoia sempervirens

This "Moon Tree" is a Coast Redwood grown from a seed that in January 1971 was carried to the moon and brought back to earth by Major Stuart Roosa, Command Module Pilot for Apollo 14.
The seed was planted and nurtured into a seedling at the United States Forest Service Genetics nursery in Placerville, California.
Planted here in July 1976 and dedicated to the: People of Monterey to commemorate the Bicentennial of the United States of America for the enjoyment of all future generations by the California Division of Forestry and the Society of American Foresters
HM NumberHM1759
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 9:14am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 598662 N 4050830
Decimal Degrees36.59786667, -121.89693333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 35.872', W 121° 53.816'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 35' 52.32" N, 121° 53' 48.96" W
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Area Code(s)408, 831
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 536-566 Pacific St, Monterey CA 93940, US
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