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The World’s Loneliest Tree

July 31, 2013
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The World’s Loneliest Tree

At 400kms from its nearest neighbour, L’Arbre du Ténéré (The Tree of Ténéré) was once considered the most isolated tree on earth. A lone landmark for caravan routes through the Ténéré region of the Sahara desert, it guided travellers en route to Algiers towards a 40m deep well nearby. The tree, an Acacia, was a…

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