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altitudes

Definition/Scope: The elevation of an object above a reference level, esp. above sea level or above the earth's surface. (2) In astronomy, the angular distance of a celestial object above the horizon. (3) The perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to the opposite vertex, parallel side, or parallel surface.



Acronym:

ALT

Broader Terms:

geographical positions

Narrower Terms:

above ground level
radar altitude

Related Terms:

altimetry


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