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Descriptor in English: Altitude
Descriptor in Spanish: Altitud
Descriptor in Portuguese: Altitude
Descriptor in French: Altitude
Entry term(s): Altitudes
Tree number(s): G16.500.275.058
N06.230.058
SP8.473.654.692.787.662
Scope note: A vertical distance measured from a known level on the surface of a planet or other celestial body.
Annotation: consider also ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE; /adv eff = probably ALTITUDE SICKNESS
See also the descriptors: Mountaineering MeSH
DeCS UI: 531
Descriptor UI: D000531
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Altitude - Preferred
Concept UI M0000818
Scope note A vertical distance measured from a known level on the surface of a planet or other celestial body.
Preferred term Altitude
Entry term(s) Altitudes



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