Base of some trunks, showing traces of tame pine trees that used to exist in Pinhal de El’Rei, located in the National Forest of Leiria, prior to the great fire of 2017. In the 15th century, the wood from this forest was important for the construction of boats of the Portuguese discoveries. As a consequence of what was an unprecedented fire, in the year 2017 86% of the 11,080 existing hectares of forest area were burned.