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The most ancient tree in Europe grows in Italy

Entertainment 06.07.2018 at 01:10

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They even gave Him a name — Italy. It is pine, whose age has passed for 1,230 years!

Pine "Italus" height two thousand metres, grows in the national Park of Pollino, between Calabria and Basilicata, and has the status of the old tree of Europe.

the age of the tree was calculated by using a special apparatus, the particle accelerator "Tandetron the" Center of applied physics of Dating and diagnostics of the faculty of mathematics and physics University of Salento "Ennio De Giorgi".

the Results of the Italian-American study were presented at the international conference in Trondheim, Norway.

Years were calculated with the help of special techniques — radiocarbon Dating, which is used for Dating archaeological finds.

On the merits, knowing the number of residue radioactive nuclide chemical element carbon in the sample, it is possible to know the age of the test organism.