Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Altitude

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_45

Altitude is the height above sea level and is also known as the absolute height, absolute elevation or average vertical height above sea level. China adopts the Yellow Sea average sea level and its base plane as the country’s unified land elevation starting plane.

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