absolute height


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absolute height

The height of an aircraft directly above the surface or terrain over which it is flying. See also altitude.
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The Ordnance Survey (OS) uses mean sea level as the starting point for measuring the absolute height of mountains and rising seas have put several UK peaks at risk.
Our housing and affordable housing problem are in part a result of too restrictive land use regulations, including absolute height limits and use and bulk regulations which are outdated or fails to take full advantage of the nearby transit.
The authors' results indicate that, although the absolute height values of the six DEM data are nearly identical, substantial and significant differences are introduced when estimating the surface-received solar radiation.
Due to the low level of interest rates, dividend stocks are currently quite popular with investors, whereby it is not only the absolute height, but also the sustainability of dividends that is important , says GE-nther Artner, Head of CEE Sector Research.
You have to be prepared for everyone coming up to you - more than when Take That was at its absolute height.
The absolute height of the volcano is 3,283 metres.
Translating the z scores into absolute height differences, 3-year-old boys from indoor coal-burning homes were a mean 1.
in a way to support his terroristic barbarism is the absolute height of cynicism," he added.
She embraces every person, whether an adult or a child, and is truly invested in bringing them to the absolute height of what they can be.
Set high to the Webster Gore, on a long upward climb to the Douglas line, where the hill turns to absolute height, Mr.
It is the relative rather than the absolute height of the ground that matters which means that while a hollow on a hill may be a frost pocket, a raised knoll in an otherwise flat area will be clear of surrounding frost.
The western border of the Sojkinskaya Upland is surrounded by the erosion escarpment of the Baltic Ice Lake (with an absolute height of 65-75 m), with very distinct relief that has partly levelled off by subaerial erosion.