barometer elevation

barometer elevation

[bə′räm·əd·ər el·ə′vā·shən]
(meteorology)
The vertical distance above mean sea level of the ivory point (zero point) of a weather station's mercurial barometer; frequently the same as station elevation. Also known as elevation of ivory point.
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