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Windswept – Spring 2009, Volume 50 Number 1

Windswept is Mount Washington Observatory's quarterly member magazine. Offering an exclusive look at all things Mount Washington, each edition features stories about the mountain's weather, personalities, news and special events.

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75th Anniversary of Record Wind Features

New Hampshire proud of the 'World's Worst Weather'
Mount Washington is like no other place in the world
By Governor John Lynch
Mount Washington: A place of extremes
Mountain is at heart of state's heritage
By U.S. Senator Judd Gregg
World record wind holds significance
Record is testament to 1934 crew
By Peter Crane
Blown away by the big wind
Observer unearths facts and figures about the 231 mph wind
By Brian Clark


From the old Obs to Windswept
Former editor details change in 50th year of publications
By Peggy Dillon
Those magic moments: Adventures in Tuckerman Ravine during the 1950s
A member recounts the glory days back in the day
By Tom Duston
Home of the World's Worst Weather
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