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elevation

An orthographic (flattened;nonperspective) drawing of the various faces of a building, component, or improvement, showing examples of relevant details and something to indicate scale.One may have elevations of each side of a building,usually with a person standing nearby to illustrate scale; elevations of cabinets in kitchens or offices; or elevations of a storm sewer system showing a representation of the incline.

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2000) suggested that the dependence of most amphibians on aquatic breeding sites that were not available at all elevations reduced the relative importance of elevational gradient on amphibian species distributions.
Range shifts may not be restricted to latitudinal and elevational dimensions.
Bird diversity along elevational gradients in the Andes of Colombia: area and mass effects, Global Ecology and Biogeography 13(5): 451-458.
The elevational gradient in Andean bird species richness at the local scale: a foothill peak and a high-elevation plateau.
The mammologists have added at least four new species of bats to those known to live in Mulu, while charting the extended elevational range of others.
Contrasting patterns of elevational zonation for birds and mammals in the Andes of southeastern Peru.
Predominant use of specific habitat classes differed between moose and elk, coinciding with some of the elevational differences between the species.
2 Wall Hill Farm, Wall Hill Road, Hawkes End - conversion of outbuilding to dwelling house including elevational alterations.
The premises, owned by West Midlands Metropolitan Authorities Pension Fund, are to be redeveloped incorporating new elevational treatments and internal core configuration.
In 2003 the sultan's 'Diwan' of Royal Court Affairs circulated a pattern book for architects, called Elevational Guidelines for Buildings in Oman.
The species' elevational preference seems to range from 0-500 m, while reported well-isolated "island" populations above 500 m could be attributed to recent human-mediated range expansion (Braunwalder & Tschudin 1997).
Second, Borneo is rich in elevational and edaphic (soil) gradients that produce a patchwork of vegetation types and corresponding changes in fauna.