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.
And high in the hills in Otis near the Connecticut border is tiny Otis Ridge, which has the highest base elevation in Massachusetts and 465 vertical feet.
The snowmakers should allow Lake Tahoe's highest base elevation resort to open earlier.
Although the hikes are open to anyone 8 or older, prospective snowshoers should be prepared to trek 2 hours at a base elevation of 7,000 feet.