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Moreton Bay Fig

 
 
Moreton Bay Fig Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Ferrell
1. Moreton Bay Fig Marker
Inscription. Moreton Bay Fig (Ficus Macrophylla native to Australia) In 1904 the House of Representative legislated protection of this tree. Requested by President Theodore Roosevelt after a visit of the area. This tree is now over 200 years old.
 
Location. 32° 41.069′ N, 117° 14.344′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on Front Street. Touch for map. This Marker is located inside Naval Base Point Loma. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buque Escuela Juan Sebastian de Elcano (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Rosecrans (about 800 feet away); Fort Guijarros Site (about 800 feet away); Cabrillo Landing (about 800 feet away); Ballast Point Whaling Station Site (about 800 feet away); Post Chapel, Building 213 (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Holy Mass Celebrated in California (approx. 0.2 miles away); USS Gambier Bay CVE 73 and Composite Squadron VC-10 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
Moreton Bay Fig image. Click for full size.
By Paul Ferrell, November 18, 2013
2. Moreton Bay Fig
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2013, by Paul Ferrell of San Diego, California. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2013, by Paul Ferrell of San Diego, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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