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NC Champion Tree - Willow Oak - Union County - OU04DB
Owner: stargatekrewe
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Altitude: m. ASL.
 Region: United States > North Carolina
Cache type: Virtual
Size: No container
Status: Ready for Search
Date hidden: 2012-07-11
Date created: 2012-07-13
Date published: 2012-07-13
Last modification: 2012-07-14
11x Found
0x Not found
1 notes
watchers 0 watchers
593 visitors
6 x rated
Rated as: Excellent
2 x recommended
This cache is recommended by: Auroral Mechanism, DudleyGrunt
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Kid Friendly  Available in Winter  Wheelchair Access  Listed on OCNA Only  Limited Hours  Password needed to post log entry! 

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Description EN
NOTE: You will need to collect information to log this cache.

At this location you will find the North Carolina Willow Oak Champion Tree. There are two in the Forest Service database, this tree holding a few more points over the other one located in Sampson County. The Willow Oak is native to North Carolina.

When it was registered in 2008 it was 85 feet tall, 307 inches around (over 25 feet!), and had a crown spread of 124 feet.

This virtual is located in a neighborhood. Parking is to the right of the clubhouse. Please no night caching.

This is a very majestic and beautiful tree. Please post a picture of the tree when you visit so that we can see it change through the seasons.

There is a plaque onsite with the Champion Tree certificate. You will need to collect the Nominator's Last Name from this certificate to log the cache (the Log Password).

While this link lasts, here is a story about the tree:
(let me know if this link dies, and I will remove)

Enjoy this location & Virtual!

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