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  1. I have found two additional types of markers,...

    I have found two additional types of markers, triangulation stations and reference marks.
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    I'm not all that familiar with surveying or cartography so after a brief internet search,...
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    Mount Washongton videos

    I got the inspiration for searching Youtube for MW videos from Brad's thread “Bravo!” I don’t have the membership status to see the new video, so I’ll have to wait…what's on Youtube will...
  3. Thread: New logo...

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    Well said! :D

    Well said! :D
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    Here's a few less spectacular, but easy to get...

    Here's a few less spectacular, but easy to get to:

    Beede Falls just off of the Sandwich Notch road in Sandwich. It's in the AMC guide.

    There's 2 others, although smaller are worth...
  5. Thread: The Summit

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    good call

    Understand the science, but always back it up with real life observation.
  6. Thread: The Summit

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    Here's the graph that I referred to in my previous post:

    http://www.tscm.com/rdr-hori.pdf
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    Hiking on Mars-The 1st hiking maps of mars

    The European Space Agency is compiling data from spacecraft in orbit to make topo maps of the martian surface: http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/Mars_Express/SEMOI5O2UXE_0.html

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  8. Thread: Hello...

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    Welcome Walter. I joined not too long ago...

    Welcome Walter. I joined not too long ago myself. this site has a wealth of information. Enjoy.
  9. Thread: Growing rocks

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    Well said Bill. We called them "frost throw...

    Well said Bill. We called them "frost throw ups". I spent many a spring helping to clear the neighboring farmer's fields in my younger days. For 8 hours of hard labor I earned the then whopping...
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    Bill, Just to clarify, we are talking...

    Bill,

    Just to clarify, we are talking fahrenheight not celsius, right? Those scales get pretty similar at negative temps.
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    After consoltation...

    It was revealed to me by the Medeoulin caretaker of the Oracle of the Abenaki that the lowest temperature for the month of February 2007 will be
    -31 deg F.
  12. Thread: Comet McNaught

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    Comet McNaught

    Hello everyone, I'm new to this forum.

    I was wondering if anyone has taken any pics of this new comet? I'd love to see one taken from the summit!
  13. Thread: The Summit

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    You were mistaken!

    The curvature of the Earth would prohibit you from seeing that far. Even on the clearest of days, the distance to the horizon from the summit is approximately 100 miles.

    Google "earth curvature...
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