sea-level


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Adj.1.sea-level - lying below the normal level; "a low-lying desert"
lowland - of relatively low or level country
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The beach was of dull-grey sand, and sloped steeply up to a ridge, perhaps sixty or seventy feet above the sea-level, and irregularly set with trees and undergrowth.
I may mention that our aneroid shows us that in the continual incline which we have ascended since we abandoned our canoes we have risen to no less than three thousand feet above sea-level.
When I was in Switzerland I used to look with astonishment at the many ruins of feudal castles perched on the top of steep and rocky heights, half a mile at least above sea-level, so that to reach them one had to climb many miles of stony tracks.
And you've got to correct it to sea-level, and reduce it to Fahrenheit, and even then I don't know the answer.
The Wieroo wheeled and dropped almost to sea-level, and then raced southward in an effort to outdistance our pursuers.
One by one his worlds evaporated, rose beyond his vision as vapours in the hot alembic of the sun, sank for ever beneath sea-levels, themselves unreal and passing as the phantoms of a dream.
Coauthored by earth scientists Carling Hay and Eric Morrow, the study shows that calculations of global sea-level rise from 1900-90 had been overestimated by as much as 30%.
Although not the only factor, the shrinkage of glaciers is a major contributor to sea-level rise.
13 ( ANI ): A team of researchers have found that sea-level rise since the industrial revolution has been fast by natural standards and- at current rates- may reach 80cm above the modern level by 2100 and 2.
This international study is one of the first to combine analyses of four major contributors to potential sea level rise into a collective estimate, and compare it with evidence of past sea-level responses to global temperature changes.
Muscat: Oman's Directorate General of Meteorology and Air Navigation (DGMAN) has completed the installation of seven new sea-level stations to help bolster the efficacy of regional tsunami warning systems.