Elevation above sea level, or altitude, is the distance of a location above sea level. Sea level is calculated as an average level for one or more oceans. More »

Elevation above sea level affects a person's oxygen levels, according to WebMD. This is because air at higher altitudes is less dense and therefore contains lower concentrations of oxygen. More »

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Height above sea level is the elevation of land above the local mean sea level. Sea level is used as the base level for measuring depth and elevation on Earth. Temperature, gravity, winds, currents and river discharges a... More »

A spot elevation is a point on a map or chart that has its elevation noted, usually in terms of vertical distance from sea level. Spot elevations are a common feature of topographic maps. Topographic maps show both the g... More »

The height above sea level is also referred to as elevation and can be found using an online source or phone app, an atlas or a topographic map. A site such as Veloroutes allows users to enter their address or city and f... More »

Height above sea level depends entirely on location. The lowest non-oceanic, nonsubterranean point on the Earth is on the shore of the Dead Sea, which is 1,391 feet below sea level; the highest point on the planet is at ... More »

Logan, Utah, is located in Cache County and has an elevation of 4,535 feet above sea level. The town got its name after Ephraim Logan, who was a fur trapper from that area. The population has increased steadily over the ... More »

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