Altitude
A man standing in an icy location releases a large weather balloon

This NASA weather balloon carries instruments that will measure temperature, pressure and wind speeds high above the ground. Image Credit: NASA

      the height of something above the ground





Sentences:
The space shuttle travels to a higher altitude than an airplane.

Some mountains have very high altitudes.





More Information:
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/about/information/shuttle_faq.html#14
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