The Seven Masted


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Syvmasteren

English name:
Norway Spruce

Latin name:
Picea abies subsp. abies

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Bornholms Regionskommune
Bastemose, Almindingen, ca. 470 m ØNØ for Bastemosedhus. Syvmasteren.
55;07.699N+14;56.449E  (position verified 13-04-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.12832 14.94082    Guide

Maximum age:
200

Status:
dead

Growth form:
tree, polycormic

Legends:
Approximately 200 yeas ago Hans Römer was employed as a forest supervisor to resurrect the forest of Almindingen. Syvmasteren was at one time blown down and some of its lateral branches developed into new trunks.

Comments:
Figures from 1995.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.skovognatur.dk/Udgivelser/Vandretursfoldere/atilaa/Almindingen.htm

Reference:
Qvistorff, H.V. 1995
Berømte danske træer. 66 træer og deres historie, side 96pp, Danmarks Radios Forlag. København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (15-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (15-03-2008)