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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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All patients were lowlanders and were temporarily staying at high altitude (more than 8,000 feet above sea level).
It has been superseded by the TERPZ SIX, where top altitudes now vary by transition and are a lot higher than 4000.
Prolonged stay at high altitude induces thickening of the pulmonary arteriolar walls10.
To better understand this ice crystal icing phenomenon and to develop full scale engine, driven rig and component test capability in high altitude ice crystal icing conditions, NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH modified test cell 3 in the PSL, an existing altitude simulation engine test facility [4] with an ice crystal cloud generation system.
Altitude measurement plays an important role in many fields of human interests --like aviation, geographic mapping or meteorological observations [4] [5].
Anyone travelling to high altitude should be aware of high altitude diseases and should know what to do when symptoms develop.
Altitude testing is typically used in commercial, military and aerospace applications, however many other industries also benefit from testing their products in altitude environments.
The findings of this study are consistent with research indicating that athletes experience sleep disturbances at moderate-high altitude (Roach et al.
Typical supplemental oxygen use has several benefits, among them restored visual acuity, when compared with flying at the same altitude without 02, especially at night.
Evidence suggests the presence of different arterial-oxygen-content phenotypes among indigenous Andean, Tibetan and Ethiopian high altitude populations (5).
Aspetar's altitude simulator is one of the four of its kind in the world.