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Travel Bug Dog Tag Tree-Jōmon Sugi TB

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Wednesday, 23 December 2015
Texas, United States
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In the hands of 399702.

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Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

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About This Item

Jomon Sugi

A wooden ring to a tree ring to a tree—is that a logical sequence?   Whether it is or not, this is one of a series of wooden rings named for famous or unusual trees.

Jōmon Sugi is a large cryptomeria tree located on the Japanese island, Yakushima, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  It is the oldest and largest among the old-growth cryptomeria trees on the island, and is estimated to be between 2,170 and 7,200 years old.  The tree's name is a reference to the Jōmon period of Japanese prehistory.

Jōmon Sugi stands 83 ft tall, has a trunk circumference of 54 ft and has a volume of approximately 10,000 cu ft.  The tree is located on the north face of Miyanoura-dake, the highest peak on Yakushima, at an elevation of  4,300 ft.  Discovery of the tree in 1968 sparked moves to protect the forest and gave rise to the island's tourist industry, which accounts for more than half of its economy.

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Tracking History (9636.8mi) View Map

Discovered It 03/01/2018 Heiko-Ohr discovered it   Visit Log


Retrieve It from a Cache 11/27/2016 399702 retrieved it from Lindenberg reloaded Brandenburg, Germany   Visit Log

Mein erster Travel Bug. Gefunden in einem sehr schönen Cach (war auch mein erster Multi)

Dropped Off 09/20/2016 IriBe placed it in Lindenberg reloaded Brandenburg, Germany - 335.67 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 09/11/2016 IriBe retrieved it from Kærlighedens fyrtårn Denmark   Visit Log

Let the travel continue to Germany ... :-)

Dropped Off 09/05/2016 vwbully placed it in Kærlighedens fyrtårn Denmark - 3.29 miles  Visit Log

Du hast uns jetzt sehr lange begleitet - weiterhin eine gute Reise :-)

  • Tree-Jomon Sugi TB Lyngvig Fyr in Hvide Sande/DK
Visited 09/04/2016 vwbully took it to Troldbjerg Denmark - .37 miles  Visit Log
Visited 09/04/2016 vwbully took it to 56 Grader Nord Denmark - 58.25 miles  Visit Log
Visited 09/03/2016 vwbully took it to Viborg Domkirke / Viborg Cathedral Denmark - 119.32 miles  Visit Log
Visited 09/02/2016 vwbully took it to LOF2 Halland, Sweden - .82 miles  Visit Log
Visited 09/01/2016 vwbully took it to Time for school Halland, Sweden - 101.06 miles  Visit Log
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