This sequoia is not the highest in the world, it is the biggest by its volume. Take a look at photos and you will see how big it is.
This is General Sherman sequoia which is a 2300-2700 year old. It is located in Giant Forest of the Sequoia National Park, California. In 2002 it was pronounce as the biggest tree in the world, it has about 1487 cubic meters. General Grant tree was also one of the favorites in this competition, but it was defeated by this one. The General Sherman sequoia is also 275 feet high.This tree, the biggest one in the world, was named after general William Tecumesh Sherman, who was an American Civil War leader.
Check out the pictures of this outstanding sequoia, the biggest tree in the world.