Arboretum de Chevreloup, 195 hectares, major arboretum located north of the Palace of Versailles, Rocquencourt, Yvelines, France. The site forms part of the Museum national d'Histoire naturelle and dates back to 1699. It contains about 15'000 specimens. The arboretum is organized in 3 major sections : systematic botany, the oldest plantations covering some 50 hectares ; geography, divided in 3 areas  (Europe, Asia and America, covering some 120 hectares and ornamental horticulture covering some 25 hectares. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Arboretum de Chevreloup, 195 hectares, major arboretum located north of the Palace of Versailles, Rocquencourt, Yvelines, France. The site forms part of the Museum national d'Histoire naturelle and dates back to 1699. It contains about 15'000 specimens. The arboretum is organized in 3 major sections : systematic botany, the oldest plantations covering some 50 hectares ; geography, divided in 3 areas (Europe, Asia and America, covering some 120 hectares and ornamental horticulture covering...
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