elevation

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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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Ski terrain: Summit elevation, 5,703 feet; base elevation, 4,668 feet.
Bachelor: 145 miles east of Eugene-Springfield; base elevation, 6,300 feet; summit, 9,065 feet.
Tucked at the foot of a ring of peaks, Kirkwood Ski Resort (258-6000) has a higher base elevation (7,800 feet) than any Lake Tahoe ski area.
Hoodoo: 75 miles northeast of Eugene- Springfield on Highway 126; base elevation, 4,668 feet; summit, 5,703 feet
Mount Crested Butte, the mountain, has a base elevation of 9,100 feet.