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high altitude

Conventionally, an altitude above 33,000 ft (10 km).
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The very high altitudes of the Karakoram mountain ranges in Gilgit Baltistan region of Pakistan are manned by troops and volunteers, as high as 24, 000 feet above mean sea level (AMSL).
Project Loon recently started beaming internet from the high altitudes of Sri Lanka and the project is also ready for pilot implementation in India.
High altitudes, anxiety, and panic attacks: Is there a relationship.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 3, 2016-Boeing validates 737 MAX high altitude capabilities
For example, many "amateur" trekkers continue to engage in their everyday sea-level behaviors, such as drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes, even at high altitudes.
and David Hillebrandt, President, International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation Medical Commission (Bern, Switzerland), discuss the harmful effects that altitude, temperature extremes, reduced oxygen levels, and physical exertion may have on people with diabetes when they travel to destinations at high altitude for business or pleasure.
On Saturday, the weather will remain moderate in the mountainous areas and relatively hot in other parts of the Kingdom, with clouds at high altitudes.
1,2) Our difficulties in adaptation to high altitudes may have something to do with our species evolution.
In contrast, at high altitudes, where the atmosphere is less dense, collisions between gas molecules are infrequent.
The terms acute mountain sickness and high altitude cerebral edema refer to brain abnormalities.

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