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Mount Washington Observatory, the first 45 years, 1932-1977

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Published by The Observatory in Gorham, NH .
Written in English

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  • Mount Washington Observatory, Gorham, N.H

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Alan A. Smith, editor].
    ContributionsSmith, Alan A., Mount Washington Observatory, Gorham, N.H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC875.U72 M685
    The Physical Object
    Pagination132 p. :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4573416M
    ISBN 100931134013
    LC Control Number77095114
    OCLC/WorldCa4499669


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