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Kauri Pine (Agathis Palmerston) Sample - Cross Section, 600 Years Old Object Reg. No: ST 041513

Summary:
Cross section of Kauri Pine (Agathis Palmerston) trunk with estimated age of 600 years. Growth rings indicated in 100 year intervals across diameter. Collected in Northern Queensland.
Description:
Cross section of wooden kauri pine sample. Growth rings indicated in 100 year intervals across diameter in white paint.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Unknown
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 20 cm (Width), 247 cm (Diameter)
Weight: 60 kg (Weight)
Dimension Comment: WEIGHT IS APPROXIMATE: CALCULATED USING APPROX DENSITY 560 KG/M3 AND COMPARING WITH WEIGHTS FROM TIMBERYARD

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Tagged with: natural environment, timbers, cross section of mahogany
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: ECONOMIC BOTANY
Secondary Classification: Timbers
Tertiary Classification: Araucariaceae
Place Collected: Queensland, Australia
Other Association (See Comments): circa 1300-1400

Approximate date range when tree first began to grow.

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