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Old 06-28-2008, 01:00 AM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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Anyone know of any cities with over 500,000 people that are located up in the mountains?
Or even just at a high elevation?

Denver is the only one I can think of.
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Old 06-28-2008, 01:02 AM
 
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Atlanta is at over 1,000 FT in elevation......

Asheville, NC is at 2,216 ft in elevation
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Old 06-28-2008, 05:15 AM
 
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...ashville doesnt have over 500,000. first thing that came up to mind for me was Denver the mile high city. i think Albuquerque, Pheonix, and Las Vegas have high elevations
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Old 06-28-2008, 05:28 AM
 
Location: Invercargill, New Zealand
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Salt Lake City Metro area has over 500,000 people, elevation:4266 Feet.
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Old 06-28-2008, 06:23 AM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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Interesting.
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Old 06-28-2008, 07:02 AM
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Phoenix: 1085 ft.

Albuquerque: 4955 ft.

Las Vegas: 2000 ft.
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Old 06-28-2008, 07:05 AM
 
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...ashville doesnt have over 500,000. first thing that came up to mind for me was Denver the mile high city. i think Albuquerque, Pheonix, and Las Vegas have high elevations
oh yeah

Las Vegas is at 2,001 feet in elevation

Pittsburgh is at 1,223 feet in elevation
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Old 06-28-2008, 07:51 AM
 
Location: Orange, California
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Boise, ID sits at 2700 feet elevation.
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Old 06-28-2008, 08:13 AM
 
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1000 feet isn't much, when you consider that Kansas City, Oklahoma City, and Omaha all are around 1000 feet. No mountains here.
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Old 06-28-2008, 08:16 AM
 
Location: Fort Worth/Dallas
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1000 feet isn't much, when you consider that Kansas City, Oklahoma City, and Omaha all are around 1000 feet. No mountains here.
I was thinking the same thing..

El Paso is around 4500 ft. in elevation. The city has 563,662 residents.
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