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high altitude

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  • High altitude — are regions on the Earth s surface (or in its atmosphere) that are high above mean sea level. The composition and temperature of the atmosphere at high altitude is substantially different than at sea level. These differences can affect living… …   Wikipedia

  • High altitude — Altitude sickness occurs at high altitude. So what is high altitude? Altitude is defined on the following scale: {{}}High altitude: 8,000 12,000 feet (2,438 3,658 meters); Very high altitude: 12,000 18,000 feet (3,658 5,487 meters); and Extremely …   Medical dictionary

  • high-altitude — adjective occurring at or from a relative high altitude high level bombing • Syn: ↑high level • Similar to: ↑high …   Useful english dictionary

  • high altitude — didelis aukštis statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Paprastai aukštis, didesnis kaip 10 000 metrų (33000 pėdų). atitikmenys: angl. high altitude pranc. haute altitude ryšiai: dar žiūrėk – absoliutusis lygis …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • high altitude — Conventionally, an altitude above 33,000 ft (10 km) …   Aviation dictionary

  • High altitude pulmonary edema — (HAPE) is a life threatening form of non cardiogenic pulmonary edema that occurs in otherwise healthy mountaineers at altitudes above 2,500 meters (8,200 feet). Some cases however have been reported also at lower altitudes (between 1500 and 2500… …   Wikipedia

  • High altitude nuclear explosion — High altitude nuclear explosions have historically been nuclear explosions which take place above altitudes of 50 km, still inside the Earth s atmosphere. Such explosions have been tests of nuclear weapons, used to determine the effects of the… …   Wikipedia

  • High altitude cooking — is the opposite of pressure cooking in that the boiling point of water will be lower at higher altitudes due to the decreased air pressure. This lower temperature results in a lowered boiling point of water and may require an increase in cooking… …   Wikipedia

  • High altitude coffee roasting — is a method of roasting coffee at an altitude of 3,000 feet or higher.In roasting coffee, high altitude allows for quicker roast development at a lower temperature, avoiding the two most common problems of roasting coffee: baking, and scorching.… …   Wikipedia

  • High Altitude Platforms — HAPs are stratospheric airships or planes that will be operating at 17km to 20 km height. HAPs will have the ability to be deployed within a short period of time and have the potential to provide communication services to a large number of users… …   Wikipedia

  • High altitude balloon — BLAST high altitude balloon just before launch on June 12, 2005High altitude balloons are unmanned balloons, usually filled with helium, that are released into the upper atmosphere, generally reaching between 60,000 and 120,000 feet (18,000… …   Wikipedia


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