Hitherto the various strata of rock had exhibited a gentle elevation toward the southwest, but here everything appeared to have been subverted, and thrown out of place.
Though the thermometer at mid-day ranged from eighty to ninety, and even sometimes rose to ninety-three degrees, yet occasional spots of snow were to be seen on the tops of the low mountains, among which the travellers were journeying; proofs of the great elevation of the whole region.
As the travellers continued to advance, they became more and more sensible of the elevation of the country.
I have little to record, except the fact (to me quite a surprising one) that, at an elevation
equal to that of Cotopaxi, I experienced neither very intense cold, nor headache, nor difficulty of breathing ; neither, I find, did Mr.
The poem just cited is especially beautiful; but the poetic elevation
which it induces we must refer chiefly to our sympathy in the poet's enthusiasm.
I'll stir up the heat in the cylinder a little, for we must keep at an elevation
of five or six hundred feet.
The coloured map appended to my volume on Coral Reefs, led me to conclude that the great oceans are still mainly areas of subsidence, the great archipelagoes still areas of oscillations of level, and the continents areas of elevation
For the study, PhotoSat produced a 50 cm grid of elevations
using its proprietary geophysical processing technology with stereo satellite images taken by WorldView-3.
Lower atmospheric pressure at higher elevations
results in less inhaled oxygen, sometimes as much as one-third less than low-elevation
areas," says coauthor Kamen P.
Comparing cancer rates for people living at various elevations
found that lung cancer rates are lower at high elevations
, where the air is thinner.
Our objective was to evaluate the ability of adaptive grazing management to provide forage for cattle and elk at three elevations
and associated plant communities, and to stay within guidelines for use of forage and height of stubble imposed by the united States Forest Service.
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Still, Hurricane Sandy brought unprecedented flooding that was several feet higher--and extended over a larger area--than the base flood elevations
estimated by FEMA prior to the storm.
Short breeding seasons at high elevations
translated into lower annual fecundity for the few species studied, particularly when the ability to initiate nesting was influenced by snowmelt phenology (Martin and Wiebe 2004, Martin et al.
Warming has occurred across a range of elevations
, with the greatest increases in minimum temperatures.