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Geographically, elevation refers to the geometric height after a fixed reference point. Elevations can be measured by using the Earth’s sea level and the Earth’s center as reference points, but the former is used more commonly.
The top of the atmosphere is not well defined. Rather, the gases(primarily nitrogen and oxygen) comprising the atmosphere graduallythin the higher one goes. Air pressure is 100 kPa at sea level(14.7 psi) and falls to 50 kPa (7.25 psi) about a mile above sealevel. Half the weight of the atmosphere is...
Definitely Florida. Florida's average elevation is 100 feet (30 meters) above sea level while Arkansas's average elevation is 650 feet (200 meters) above sea level
There are many places on Earth that are below sea level. The lowest point is the Dead Sea, which is about 427 m (1,401 ft) below sea level.
The highest point in Hawaii is Mauna Kea. Mauna Kea peaks at 13,796ft, though much of the mountain is below sea level.
K2 (Himilayas) on the north of Pakistan is the second highest mountain in the world.
Elevation is a vertical lift and azimuth is a rotation around a vertical axis. An example of its use is in radar. The radar antenna rotates towards its target, its azimuth, and then lifts vertically to elevate the receiver then locks on to the target.
Sydney is a harbor city on the east coast of Australia, and a beautiful city it is, too. See link for details.
Beech Mountain, North Carolina at 5506'.
All of the Netherlands lies beneath sea level
Mount McKinley at 20,320 feet above sea level.
La Rinconada, Peru has the highest altitude in the world at 5,099 meters.
Mount Elbert is14,439 feet.
The airport reports 1,753 above sea level.
The Atlantic Ocean itself
Lowest to Highest Low by State: (That is the lowest point in a US State to the highest low point in a state.) Two States have low elevations below sea level and 22 border an ocean and therefore have a low elevation of mean sea level. . California at -282 feet below sea level. . Louisiana at ...
The city of Denver, Colorado is 5,280 feet above sea level. This isapproximately one mile. It is one of the highest cities in theUnited States.
The highest point in Maryland is Hoye Crest on Backbone Mountain at 1,024 m or 3,360 feet above sea level and is located in Garrett County (Western Maryland) at Latitude/Longitude 39.237 / -79.485.
Highest point is Britton Hill at 345 feet [105.2m]. Lowest point is Sea Level.
10,971 m (35,994 ft) Challenger Deep, Mariana Trench
Arizona . Highest point: 12,633 Feet - Humphrey's Peak . Lowest point: 70 Feet - Colorado River . Mean elevation 4,100 feet. Louisiana . Highest point: 535 Feet - Driskill Mountain . Lowest point: -8 Feet - New Orleans . Mean elevation 98 feet.
It is 70 feet above sea level where the Colorado River passes into Mexico.
Highest is Borah Peak at 12,668 feet [3,861.206m], and the lowest is the Snake River at 1,710 feet [521.208m]
Alaska's lowest point is actually level with the Arctic and Pacific Oceans
The source of water for the City of Toronto is Lake Ontario, and since Toronto is built on the "side of a hill", it is necessary, after treatment, to pump the water up from the lake, often several times, before it can be delivered to the consumer. The water level of Lake Ontario is about 75 metres...
It is 932 feet above sea level.
the gulf of Mexico
It goes from 0 feet at the Indian Ocean to, and I got 2 different heights, 19,331 or 19,341 feet [5,892m or 5,895m] at Mount Kilimanjaro.
What is largest, highest and tallest in terms of mountains are three different things. Having said that, Mauna Loa is the world's largest mountain in terms of base area (about 2,000 sq mi/5,200 km 2 ) and volume (about 10,000 cu mi/42,000 km 3 ). The world's tallest mountain is Mauna Kea ....
Leadville is the highest incorporated city in Colorado at 10,152 feet above sea level.
North Port, Florida is 10 feet above sea level
India's highest mountain peak is Mt. Kanchenjunga with the height of 8598 m
Miami's elevation is six feet above sea level.
Because air is poor at absorbing the heat from the sun as compaired to the ground below it ... thus the air is heated mainly from below.
Keystone, Colorado is 9,173 feet (2,796 meters) above sea level
At the entrance to the North Rim of the Park, is a tower atelevation 9165 feet (433 meters).
San Antonio is 650 feet abve sea level.
I believe it is on the north side of Virginia Pkwy right at the end of Independence. The shed in the backyard of the house that is on that plot of land is at an Elevation of 799 ft.
Type your answer here... Yes. The steps to the Denver capital building are exactly 5,280 feet. which is equal to one mile. Which is why Denver is refered to as the mile high city. Because we are exactly 1 mile above sea level.
That is a mountain called Snezka at 5,256 feet. It is on the border with Poland, but the summit is in the Czech Republic.
A little over 3,000 feet. 3065' im pretty sure.
Hoverla mountain (Ukrainian : Говерла, Hoverla ) at 2,061 metres (6,762 ft), is the highest mountain in Ukraine and part of the Carpathian Mountains.
is it Brynmawr in Wales. ----------------------------- Wanlockhead in Scotland is higher. Wanlockhead is a village, not a town or city.
This village, in East Anglia near Lowestoft, is only a few feet above sea level
Mississippi's highest elevation point is Woodall Mountain and is 807 feet (246 meters) above sea level
Yes, the Cascades are much higher than the Mojave Desert.
Mount McKinley is 6,196 meters above sea level
The lowest point in Maryland is sea level at the Atlantic Ocean.. Source: netstate.com
The highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest, is 29,029 feet above sea level
1. Venezuela2. Columbia 3. Ecuador 4. Peru 5. Bolivia 6. Chile 7. Argentina.
North Dakota's highest point is the White Butte which is 3,508 feet (1,069 meters) above sea level.
No, it ends at an altitude of 80 kilometers
West Virginia's lowest elevation point is the Potomac River at the Virginia state border and is 240 feet (73 meters) above sea level
Utah's highest point, King's Peak, is 2.56 miles (13,518 feet) above sea level
That would be Mount Davis at 3,213 feet [979.322m]
yes, very much so.
The tallest mountain in America is Mount Aconcagua (6,962 m). If you mean America as in the United States, then the tallest mountain is Mount McKinley (6,194 m).
mountains, hills, volcanoes... Think high
It is a mountain called Doyle's Delight at 3,688 feet [1124.102m].
It varies from sea level to 520 feet above sea level.
Mount Wheeler at 13,161 feet above sea level.
It is the highest elevation in Hawaii,
the highest point is black mesa
It always depends. But if a family member has breathing problems, it is best to move to a lower elevation rather than higher because the higher the altitude, the less the air
Oahu's highest point is the peak of Ka'ala and is 4,025 feet (1,227 meters) above sea level
New Hartford, Connecticut is 873 feet (266 meters) above sea level
The Arctic and Pacific Oceans are the lowest points
Red Bluff Reservoir at 2,842 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Eddy
Ohio's highest elevation point is Campbell Hill and is 1,549 feet (472 meters) above sea level. Ohio's lowest elevation point is the Ohio River at the Indiana state border and is 455 feet (139 meters)
Louisiana's highest point is Driskill Mountain and is 535 feet (163 meters) above sea level
the lowest flying satilite is DAN 100kl above the earths surface
Binghamton, New York is 850 feet (270 meters) above sea level
The highest is Eagle Mountain at 2,301 feet [701.344m]. The lowest is Lake Superior at 601 feet [183.184m].
The lowest point in Hawaii is in the Pacific Ocean at sea level. what the heck!