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Old Olive Tree at Pont du Gard, France | by jan buchholtz
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Old Olive Tree at Pont du Gard, France

Merely middle-aged in olive tree years - the "birth" of this Spanish olive tree (Olea europaea) is noted as being 908 A.D, making it over 1100 years old. However, the oldest olive trees in the world are thought to be those on the Greek island of Crete, estimated to be over 3000 years old.... maybe olive oil IS the fountain of youth ...

 

Located in Vers-Pont-du-Gard, Gard, France.

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Taken on June 1, 2014