Palomar, Mount
or Palomar Mountain geographical name mountain 6138 feet (1871 meters) S California NNE of San Diego

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Palomar, Mount — ▪ mountain, California, United States       peak (6,126 feet [1,867 metres]) in Cleveland National Forest, southern California, U.S. It lies about 40 miles (65 km) north northeast of San Diego. The nearly 2,000 acre (800 hectare) Palomar Mountain …   Universalium

  • Palomar, Mount — mtn., S California; 6,126 ft.; site of Mount Palomar Observatory …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Palomar,Mount — Pal·o·mar (pălʹə mär ), Mount A peak, 1,868.4 m (6,126 ft) high, of southern California northeast of San Diego. It is the site of an observatory with one of the world s largest reflecting telescopes. * * * …   Universalium

  • Palomar, Mount — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mount Palomar — →↑Palomar, Mount …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Mount Palomar — [Mount Palomar] a mountain in southern ↑California, north east of ↑San Diego. It is 6 126 feet/1 868 metres high. It is the ↑site of the Hale Observatory, which has one of the world’s largest ↑telescopes (= instruments for looking at the stars,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Palomar Observatory — an astronomical observatory situated on Palomar Mountain in S California, having a 200 in. (508 cm) reflecting telescope and a 48 in. (122 cm) Schmidt telescope. Also called Palomar Mountain Observatory. * * * Astronomical observatory on Mount… …   Universalium

  • Palomar Sky Survey — Der Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (POSS) war die wichtigste photographische Durchmusterung des nördlichen und äquatorialen Himmels in der zweiten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts. Der erste Palomar Observatory Sky Survey wurde mit Unterstützung der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Palomar Mountain — geographical name see Palomar, Mount …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Palomar Mountain — View of the Palomar Observatory located near the High Point summit of the Palomar Mountain range. Elevation …   Wikipedia

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