Altitude means the height above the ground or above the sea level. Mount Everest is the most high altitude point on the earth. Altitude is related to the air pressure. The air pressure drops when the altitude rises.
Height is the measurement of vertical distance or the distance between lowest end and highest end of an object. Height is measured along the vertical (y) axis between a specified point and another point.
|Definition (www.oxforddictionaries.com)||The height of an object or point in relation to the sea level or ground level.||The measurement of someone or something from head to foot or from base to top.|
|Synonyms||Elevation, peak, distance, loftiness and apex||Prominence, stature, crest, extent, pinnacle and ceiling|
|Antonyms||Depth and nadir||Depression, lowness , base, unimportance and bottom|
|Types||The types of altitude are:
|Word origin||It was originated from the Late Middle English: from Latin altitudo.||It was originated from the Late Middle English: from Latin altitudo.|
|Reference point||Altitude has a defined/ fixed datum point as a reference.||Height does not have a defined/ fixed datum point as a reference.|
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