Sea-level sentence example

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  • In January 1893 ice was found at sea-level.
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  • On a Tibet Tour, you will travel almost 12,000 feet above sea-level to visit the land of Tibet, roof of the world.
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  • In various regions, especially in France and Italy, great quantities of ice form in caves, which, in virtue of their depth below the earth's surface, their height above the sea-level, or their exposure to suitable winds, or to two or more of these conditions in combination, are unaffected by ordinary climatic changes, so that the mean annual temperature is sufficiently low to ensure the permanency of the ice.
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  • In the north-east is a larger lake, Lake Antoine, also occupying a crater, but it lies almost at the sea level.
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  • Taking a stand near Lake Fergus, to the east of Lake St Clair, the observer will find himself nearly in the centre of an extensive plateau, with an elevation, especially on the northern side, of between three and five thousand feet above the sea-level.
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  • Its limits follow the coast-line more or less closely, the space between it and the sea often broadening out into low-lying tracts not much raised above the sea-level.
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  • North-western Tasmania in Pleistocene times had an._ extensive series of glaciers, of which the lower moraines were deposited only about 400 feet above sea level.
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  • Those living in areas below sea level were most affected by the tsunami. 
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  • It has been suggested that where there is low sediment supply mangrove accretion may not be able to keep pace with projected sea-level rises.
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  • The central acropolis is approximately 900 feet above sea level.
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  • Extending upward from sea level to 10,000 feet, the efficient zone provides aircrews with a near-ideal physiological environment.
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  • For many decades it rests quietly in the damp cellars below sea level.
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  • The activities consisted of kayaking, sea level traversing and rock climbing, as well as problem solving and team games.
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  • The reserve appears to be the best preserved fragment of ocean crust known above sea level.
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  • There are also indirect relationships between climate change and the mangrove ecosystem through changes in sea level.
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  • One gallon of aviation gasoline that has completely evaporated will form about 30 cubic feet of vapor at sea level.
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  • Sussex's field class to Nova Scotia examines aspects of its glacial history, sea-level change and coastal geomorphology.
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  • The cluster of beehive huts is reached up slate steps 700 feet above sea level.
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  • We are all mountain people Whether we live at sea level or at the highest elevations, we are all mountain people.
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  • The frost eroded limestone is littered with coral and sea shell fossils confirming this raised mountain was once below sea level.
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  • The participants included not only archeologists and historians but also naval architects and specialists in sea-level studies.
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  • For example, atmospheric pressure is greater at sea-level than on a mountain top.
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  • Intercalation of shallow marine deposits with these two units indicating active sedimentation during falling sea-level.
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  • These authors therefore suggest that sedimentation has kept pace with sea-level rise over recent millennia.
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  • Sample results of the STM modeling are presented in Figure 3. All simulations show that sea-level rise promotes physical changes in island shorelines.
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  • Toward the end of the Triassic, sea-level started to rise and a warm, shallow sea developed over what is now southern England.
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  • Both of the latter types of deposits are rarely exposed at the sea bed, and probably pre-date the Holocene sea-level transgression.
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  • Now, we may select any definite quantity of work we please as our unit, as, for example, the work done in lifting a pound a foot high from the sea-level in the latitude of London, which is the unit of work generally adopted by British engineers, and is called the "foot-pound."
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  • The actual elevation of a summit above sea-level does not necessarily affect its mountainous character; a gentle eminence, for instance, rising a few hundred feet above a tableland, even if at an elevation of say 15,000 ft., could only be called a hill.
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  • The great elevations above the sea-level of the central part of Asia, and of the table-lands of Afghanistan and Persia, tend to exaggerate the winter cold; while the sterility of the surface, due to the small rainfall over the same region, operates powerfully in the opposite direction in increasing the summer heat.
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  • In order to adapt this formula to logarithms, we introduce a subsidiary angle p, such that cot p = cot l cos t; we then have cos D = sin 1 cos( - p) I sin p. In the above formulae our earth is assumed to be a sphere, but when calculating and reducing to the sea-level, a base-line, or the side of a primary triangulation, account must be taken of the spheroidal shape of the earth and of the elevation above the sealevel.
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  • The mean temperature of the warmest month, July, in the interior should be, reduced to sea-level, on the 64th parallel 32° F., and that of the coldest month, January, about - 22° F., while in North Greenland it is probably - 40° reduced to sea-level.
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  • At Pelotas, a sea-level port on Lagoa dos Patos, the mean annual temperature is about 63° and the annual rainfall about 42 in.
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  • About 62° 30' the great river reaches what may be considered sea-level, and from this point numerous channels find their way across the silted-up delta plain to the sea.
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  • At Aden at the sea-level the mean temperature for the year is 83°; the highest observed temperature in 1904 was 97.3°, the lowest 67.4°.
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  • Apart from the effects of varying precipitation and evaporation the atmosphere affects sea-level also by its varying pressure, the difference in level of the sea-surface from this cause between two given points being thirteen times as great as the difference between the corresponding readings of the mercurial barometer.
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  • At sea level the daily average temperature for July is 76.4° F., for December 70.7° F.; the mean annual temperature is about 73° F.-68° during the night, 80° during the day - and for each 200 ft.
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  • Between these extremes the following actual average temperatures have been observed at certain stations from north' to south which are appropriately grouped for the purpose of comparison (heights above sea-level following each name) Jockmock (850 ft.), at the foot of the lake-chain on the Little Lule River-29.7°; and Haparanda (30 ft.), at the head of the Gulf of Bothnia-32.4°.
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  • Various oaks descend within a few hundred feet of the sea-level, increasing in numbers at greater altitudes, and becoming very frequent at 4000 ft., at which elevation also appear Aucuba, Magnolia, cherries, Pyrus, maple, alder and birch, with many Araliaceae, Hollbollea, Skimmia, Daphne, Myrsine, Symplocos and Rubus.
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  • The mean annual temperature of the whole of England and Wales (reduced to sea-level) is about 50° F., varying from something over 52° in the Scilly Isles to something under 48° at the mouth of the Tweed.
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  • Large quartzite boulder beaches lie stranded up to 50M above the current sea level.
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  • Simulations on over fifteen reef island settings found maximum shoreline erosion between three and thirty meters for a one meter increase in sea level.
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  • The expected sea-level rise will cause shortage of sediment in the coastal area, resulting in shoreline retreat.
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  • Coastal squeeze occurs where fixed sea defenses prevent the natural migration of saltmarsh inland as estuaries become subject to sea level rise.
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  • Other means for dating changes in relative sea level can be obtained from subaqueous speleothems.
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  • It is triangular in form, rising very gradually from the sea-level to a height of about three hundred feet.
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  • The course although based at 800 foot above sea level is of a slightly undulating nature with no tiring inclines.
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  • Only 500 of the beautiful Ethiopian wolves survive, high in the Bale Mountains, which are 3,000m above sea level.
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  • The z co-ordinate is the height of the camera lens above sea level.
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  • Warmer polar winters will result in melting sea ice, which will cause a rise in sea level.
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  • This thermal expansion is increasing due to warmer global temperatures, and accounts for approximately half of sea level rise.
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  • The highest point of the islands is only eight feet above sea level and it is feared that rising waters will eventually cover the islands completely.
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  • Its base elevation of 7,870 feet and a summit of 9,900 feet makes it a good place to acclimate if you are coming from sea level.
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  • Vail is at a slightly lower elevation than most Colorado resorts, and may be most suitable for people coming from sea level.
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  • Eremurus Aitchisonii - A fine kind from Afghanistan, where it grows on ridges of the hills nearly 12,000 feet above sea-level, bearing in June dense spikes of pale reddish flowers, robust, and on stems from 3 to 5 feet high.
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  • A caespitosa is a rose-colored kind from the south of Europe, 5000 to 8000 feet above sea-level.
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  • It shows you how much time has elapsed during flight, the status of your landing gear and throttle, a damage meter, a sea level altimeter, and airspeed indicator and a fuel gauge.
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  • They also have the advantage of being unaffected by atmospheric pressure, which is important when cooking and baking in geographic areas that are mountainous or considerably below sea level.
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  • Participants also get the chance to drive through Imogene Pass, which is more than 13,000 feet above sea level.
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  • Above sea-level, the climate is hot, humid and unhealthy, and the conditions for permanent settlement are apparently unfavourable.
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  • Fresh water, rising and falling with the tide, is found in certain large caverns in Lifu, and by sinking to the sea-level a supply may be obtained in any part of the island.
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  • The country round Lake Eyre, where some of the land is actually below sea-level, comes under this heading.
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  • Some of these lake-beds are at or slightly below sea-level, so that a very slight depression of the land to the south of them would connect much of the interior with the Southern Ocean.
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  • These marine deposits are not found anywhere along the eastern coast of Australia; but they occur, and reach about the same height above sea-level, in New Guinea, and are widely developed in New Zealand.
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  • The contour lines showing the heights above sea-level are the directions along which species spread to form zones.
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  • The increasing number of measurements of the height of land in all continents and islands, and the very detailed levellings in those countries which have been thoroughly surveyed, enable the average elevation of the land above sea-level to be fairly estimated, although many vast gaps in accurate knowledge remain, and the estimate is not an exact one.
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