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definition of altitude
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Asked 4/7/2010 12:21:59 PM
Updated 9/27/2014 11:21:17 AM
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Altitude is the height of an object or point in relation to sea level or ground level.
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Altitude or height is defined based on the context in which it is used (aviation, geometry, geographical survey, sport, and more). As a general definition, altitude is a distance measurement, usually in the vertical or "up" direction, between a reference datum and a point or object. The reference datum also often varies according to the context.
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