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Ciemitas elm

Coordinates: N 57°14'43,1" E 22°54'28,6"

Location: Talsi district, Lauciene municipality, left side of Zentene - Plavas road, 1 km S from Plavas, 50 m SE from Ciemitas, Avotkalns hill (ancient sea coast).

Girth: 6,45 m
Height: 26,0 m
Projection of the crown: 140 m2
Length of branches: up to 9,4 m

Description: Largest Wych elm (Ulmus glabra) in Latvia. During the storm of 9th January 2005 elm lost more than half of crown.



Picture by A. Opmanis, April 1999

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