The Ancient Olive Tree of


Great Olive tree of Aerinos
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The Great Olive tree of Aerinos has been declared monumental by the Association of Cretan Olive Municipalities. It is located at an altitude of 700 meters near the settlement Felesiana in Kissamos province. The olive tree is impressive because apart from its age it has a special morphology with many stones embedded in the trunk.

According to the measurements, the circumference of the trunk at the base is 14,60m while at a height of 1m from ground it is 11,5m .. It is estimated that the age of the tree is more than 2.500 years.

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