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Mount Washington observatory: 1934-35.

Alexander A. McKenzie

Mount Washington observatory: 1934-35.

by Alexander A. McKenzie

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Published in [n.p .
Written in English

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    Reprinted from Bull. Am. Meteorological Soc., March, 1935, Vol. 16.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4] p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16361212M

      The Mount Washington Observatory’s website lists the current conditions, and has links to a user-submitted photo journal and several webcams with various views. For Amazon Alexa users, you can now enable her to answer your observatory questions, such as the day’s forecast or what the weather was on any day from to present. Books About New Hampshire: The Way It Was: Mount Washington Observatory, McKenzie, Alexander A. (Mount Washington Observatory, ) The author was one of the original mountain crew of the observatory when it was founded in Using his personal journal, the observatory notebook, and contemporary staff journal, he gives a young.

    Mount Washington, located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, is the highest peak in the northeastern United States. It is often cited—by its inhabitants, no less—as the home of the country’s worst weather, a claim supported by the mountain’s long-held record for the highest wind gust directly measured at the Earth’s surface ( mph on Ap ).   Peter Crane, Curator of the Gladys Brooks Memorial Library at the Mount Washington Observatory, explores three important scientific reports in which scientists worked closely with artists and photographers to help illustrate their findings. The Amazon Book Review Free book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more. Author: P. Andrew Spahr.

    Mount Washington Observatory is asking for donations. Janu Observer Adam Gill freezes a pair of pants in the wind and intern Jay Broccolo does the classic pouring boiling water into subzero temperatures!   So begins 'The Worst Weather on Earth: A History of the Mount Washington Observatory'. Mount Washington, at 6, feet above sea level, is one of the highest elevations in the eastern United States and is subject to some of the fiercest weather patterns in the world. Situated close to major centers of population, it has been an accessible Reviews: 2.


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