Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Mount Washington New Hampshire

Mount Washington New HampshireDescription: Autumn in the Conway Meadows Looking Towards Mount Washingon.jpeg English: "Autumn in the Conway Mountains Looking Towards Mount Washington," oil on canvas, by the American painter Albert Bierstadt.
Mount Washington is the highest peak in the Northeastern United States at 6,288 ft. It is famous for its weather, and has long held the record for the highest wind gust measured at the Earth's surface, 231 mph. It was known as Agiocochook, or "Home of the Great Spirit", before European settlers arrived.

Date: 1858. Author: Albert Bierstadt (1830–1902)

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