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February 2, 2006 Linkage

State Highpoint News Mt. Hood snowpack 122 percent of average 05:34 PM PST on Tuesday, January 31, 2006 More than three times the amount of snow has fallen this year atop Mount Hood than last year, reaping benefits for Oregon … Continue reading

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Mauna Kea In Rare Week Snow Closure

Mauna Kea is being shut down nearly a week because of snow.

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Battered Prayer Card Leads to Rescue on Hauula Trail in Hawaii

A battered prayer card led rescuers to find a woman who fell into a ravine on the Hauula hiking trail in Hawaii and was lost five days according to the Hawaii Channel.

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Telescope Size of Football Stadium Proposed for Mauna Kea

A Canadian company is seeking to build the world’s largest telescope — the size of a football field — on Mauna Kea.

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Firm Wants to Sell Mauna Kea Ash for Mars Training

The AP reports a company says the volcanic ash between Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa resembles that of Mars and wants to sell it to NASA for training.

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Cell GPS Phone Leads to Hawaii Rescue in Nu'uanu Mountains

Hawaiichannel reports T-Mobile workers using the GPS coordinates of a phone organized a rescue of a mssing hiker in the Nu’uanu mountains.

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NASA Approves 6 New Outrigger Telescopes for Mauna Kea

NASA has approved the construction of six new small telescopes as part of the Outrigger Observatory on Mauna Kea.

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Mauna Kea Gemini Telescope Contributes to Discovery of 10th Planet Xena (2003 UB313)

Various publications report the Gemini Telescope is associated with the discovery of the Solar System’s 10th planet now dubbed Xena.

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Teenager in Tour Helicopter Spots Man Lost Five Days on Hawaii Lava Field

Earth Times reports Gilbert Dewey Gaedcke was rescued after five days on a Hawaii lava field when a teenager spotted him from a tour helicopter.

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3 Sunset Planet Discovered at Mauna Kea

Nature reports an astronomer on Mauna Kea has discovered Planet HD 188753 Ab which has three sunsets.

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