Re: [OM] I love my 16mm

Subject: Re: [OM] I love my 16mm
From: Andrew Fildes <afildes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2000 17:14:32 +1100
>This is one of those 4000 year old trees in the Bristlecone Forest in the
>White Mountains east of Bishop Calif. Nearby is the oldest living thing in
>the world. 4600 years or something. Unless you count creosote bushes which
>are estimated at 10000+ but they grow in rings outward so the original trunk
>is no longer existent. This was taken with my P&Shoot, an OM77 with Sigma
>28-70 at about f8.  I have no idea what building I shot.

Nope - there's a Huon Pine in Tasmania calculated at 12,000+ years. Then,
we used to have taller trees than Sequoias too but some idiot cut them down.
Such is nature and our response to it. :-(

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