The ABC is reporting that the Lone Pine at the Australian War Memorial has been “split in two” by a lightning strike. The Lone Pine was planted in 1934 as a pine cone originating from foliage used as cover by the Turkish forces at Gallipoli. It stands on the North-Eastern side of Limestone Avenue as you approach the War Memorial and has long been a valued exhibit at the War Memorial. The ABC is reporting that tree surgeons will be on-site tomorrow in an effort to save the tree.
Any photos out there?