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Jonathan Kannair Photo Gallery

For usage rights to these photographs please contact Boston photographer Jonathan Kannair directly.

Sherman Adams building as seen below the summit from the Northwest.

The door leading out to the parapet where observers access the anemometers and windvanes.

Observers clearing ice off instruments during a winter sunset. Mount Jefferson and the mountains of Northern New Hampshire are in the background.

Winter hikers rest against the Old Stage Office to protect themselves from the wind.

An observer checks ice build-up for a research project aimed at developing wires resistant to icing.

The Sherman Adams building bathed in alpenglow.

An observer reads the instruments from inside the weather room.

Inside the tower just below the parapet. This area is used as a cold room for research projects and their equipment.

Clearing Instruments of ice is just part of the "ob"; the observations which are performed round the clock every hour. The "ob" also includes recording temperature, barometric pressure, visibility, prevailing conditions, sky cover and relative humidity.

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