Later though it got the name of Ray Doerner, Douglas County Commissioner. Due to this Doerner Fir step by step decreases in height, but it is expected that the circumference and volume of timber will gradually increase. It has been measured several times with slightly different results from 99.4 to 100.3 m. The result which exceeded 100 m mark, was measured when the tree was a bit taller and its top was still there. One of more recent measurements was done in 2008 by three climbers (Brian French, Will Koomjian, Sean O’Connor) from Ascending the Giants of Portland – they climbed the tree up to the top and measured it with tape – it was 99.7 m tall. "@type": "Review", Search any address from your current coordinates or any other GPS coordinates on the map. A 90 minute drive from Roseburg. In the tree have been spotted clouded salamanders (Aneides ferreus) – rare amphibians which seem to be living in trees. Know Before You Go: Open year round. Coast Redwood is the first contemporary illustrated book to focus exclusively on the natural and cultural history of the world’s tallest tree. [3] It is approximately the same height as Centurion, a specimen of Eucalyptus regnans located in southern Tasmania, and as the tallest known specimen of Yellow meranti found in Borneo. "author": { The upper 15 m of this giant tree are almost dead. }. GPS provided was: 43.179909,-123.810904 }, } Doerner Fir, Oregon / US Bureau of Land Management, public domain. "worstRating": 1, "ratingValue": 4 Once your account is created, you'll be logged-in to this account. }, The Doerner Fir , also known as the Brummitt Fir, is a record-setting Coast Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. "reviewRating": { }, The photos show the Doerner Fir from the trail in front, plus looking down from higher up the same trail. In 2011 there was made one more measurement – the result was 99.75 m (3). In 2011 there was made one more measurement – the result was 99.75 m (3). In any case, the address will not be geocoded automatically. menziesii) in Oregon, is one of the tallest known trees in the world which is not a redwood (Sequoioideae), at 327 feet (99.7 m). Winding roads take you through the beautiful forest to this site 50 miles from Coos Bay, in the Coast Range Mountains. The coordinates finder will get latitude and longitude from any address. This handsome volume, updated and revised in 2011, contains 230 color images and 100 black and white historic photos and describes the origins, distribution, life history, ecology, and wildlife associated with coast redwood. [2][5] The tree was previously named the Brummitt Fir after its drainage until it was renamed in honor of Ray Doerner, a Douglas County commissioner and longtime BLM employee. When you login first time using a Social Login button, we collect your account public profile information shared by Social Login provider, based on your privacy settings. [4], The tree grows in a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) forest in Coos County. This tree is 327' tall and was once 330', tied with a California Redwood as the tallest tree in the world, but lost the top 3 feet. } "@type": "ImageObject", Initially the tree was named Brummit Fir – after the stream near it. "url": "https://www.wondermondo.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/DoernerFir-147x300.jpg" Portrays the anatomy and growth of the redwood, describes the plants and animals that share its habitat, and looks at the history of redwood logging. "name": "Doerner Fir", Bureau of Land Management has arranged a special Doerner Fir Trail, leading through a primeval forest (called also cathedral forests) of Oregon’s Coast Ranges. The Doerner Fir is one of the largest coast Douglas fir trees in the world. Overview: The Doerner Fir is one of the largest coastal Douglas-fir trees in the world. There is a probability that in remote valleys of Oregon might be found a taller coast Douglas fir. The Doerner Fir , also known as the Brummitt Fir, is a record-setting Coast Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. "bestRating": 5, The tree stands on a slope and there has been calculated the average level at its base. [2], The Doerner Fir was previously measured in 1991 at 329 feet (100.3 m) tall but had lost 2 feet (0.6 m) as of the latest measurement, in 2008. Coquill Road Location Currently Impassable Due to Slides 27-10-18 COOS BAY Coos -County I 26-9.0 B t Acce Doerner Fir { "longitude": "-123.8019" Convert any address using the sexagesimal GPS coordinates by clicking on the Get Address button on the coordinates … Would love your thoughts, please comment. "@type": "GeoCoordinates", "image": { "@type": "Person", "latitude": "43.1799", We also get your email address to automatically create an account for you in our website. This giant tree was discovered in 1989 by Hank Wiliams and first measured two years later. Winding roads take travelers through some of the most valuable forests in the nation to this site 50 miles from Coos Bay in Oregon's Coast Range mountains. menziesii) in Oregon, is one of the tallest known trees in the world which is not a redwood (Sequoioideae), at 327 feet (99.7 m). "@type": "TouristAttraction", [3], Coordinates: 43°10′46″N 123°48′27″W / 43.17951°N 123.8075°W / 43.17951; -123.8075, "Doerner Fir tucked deep in Coos County forest is world's tallest non-redwood tree", "Doerner Fir rises 327 feet into the Coos County heavens", "The world's tallest known tropical tree has been found—and climbed", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Doerner_Fir&oldid=984574676, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 20 October 2020, at 21:00. This is just under a 2 hour drive from Oregon Coast destinations like Bandon, or Coos Bay. The Doerner (Douglas) Fir is deep in the national forest and not easy to find so you need to research the maps on Internet or visit the USFS office in Roseburg OR. Go to gps coordinates converter, type in the lat and long coordinates and click on the Get Address button to find address from my latitude and longitude coordinates. to save yourself a great deal of searching. "itemReviewed": { Once at the trailhead, take a half-mile hike through a pristine old-growth stand to the Doerner Fir. "name": "Wondermondo" The GPS coordinates are presented in the infowindow in an easy to copy and paste format. Once at the trailhead, take a half-mile hike through an old-growth forest to the Doerner Fir. "@context": "http://schema.org/", Doerner Fir Trail Major Highway County Road Other Paved Access Roads BLM Administered Land Bureau of Indian Affairs Private or Other Lands — COunty Boundary To Coos Bay Sumner 42 01 Fairview . Doerner Fir rises 327 feet into the Coos County heavens, Coast Redwood: A Natural and Cultural History. "@type": "Rating", "geo": { You can also start to convert latitude and longitude by clicking on the map, which will pre-fill the fields with the GPS coordinates of the location you clicked on. One of more recent measurements was done in 2008 by three climbers (Brian French, Will Koomjian, Sean O’Connor) from Ascending the Giants of Portland – they climbed the tree up to the top and measured it with tape – it was 99.7 m tall.