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Drawing of the new Regina Margherita Observatory constructed in 1898 on the summit of Monte Rosa (4560 m or 14,960 ft)

Regina Margherita Observatory was used for studies of high-altitude physiology by Italian physiologist Angelo Mosso (1846-1910) and colleagues. Drawing by an engineer, Girola. (Source: Mosso A. Life of man on the high Alps. Kiesow EL, trans. London: T Fisher Unwin, 1898.)