Example sentences for: altitude

How can you use “altitude” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • He redoubled his efforts to ascertain the flight's altitude.

  • Typically, a pilot programs the FMS before takeoff, entering landmarks, altitude, and desired speed; during flight, the FMS uses instrument readings and radio signals from fixed points on the ground to figure out what adjustments are needed to meet the flight plan.

  • In fact, these communities fall into one of two areas depending on their altitude and climate; those in La Alpujarra Alta (the high Alpujarra), just south of the highest peaks in the Sierra Nevada and those in La Alpujarra Baja (the low Alpujarra) in the Sierra de la Contraviesa.

  • Almost circular in shape with a coastline of 236 km (over 146 miles), with over 50 km (31 miles) occupied by diverse beaches, Gran Canaria is the classic volcanic cone in profile, and its mountainous character causes the climate to change radically with latitude and altitude.

  • Only tourists in good physical condition should venture to the capital of the Tibet (Xizang) Autonomous Region, for the altitude of 3,600 m (nearly 12,000 ft) taxes heart and lungs.

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