Down East Ride 2008

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At 6288 feet (1917 m) Mount Washington is the highest peak in the Northeastern United States, and the most prominent mountain east of the Mississippi River. For 76 years, from 1934 until 2010, it held the World Meterologcal Organization (WMO) record for the highest recorded wind on Earth, 231 mph (372 km/h).

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