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Old 01-23-2009, 02:44 PM
 
Location: Knoxville
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Why do you huff and puff about someone's remark that is correct? I am sure you have more to contribute than to make snide remarks...
Now, now - I'm far from "huffing and puffing." I don't get angry at things other people say on the Internet. It's not the fact that you were correct, my friend - but if you don't understand now, you never will.

I'll just drop it from here. Denver can claim its status as the Mile High City, but anything above that is simply better.
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Old 07-08-2011, 04:36 PM
 
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hello my friends! would you please tell me:How high above sea level is delft in netherland?[LEFT]

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Old 07-12-2011, 11:03 AM
 
Location: south coastal texas :)
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im all confuzled right now :/
its somewhere between 7 and 27ft
if the sea levels rise we're SCREWED D:

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Old 07-13-2011, 09:41 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota.........only......16 feet!

Sarasota, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 07-13-2011, 10:50 PM
 
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Between 385 and 1,160 feet (Nashville).
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Old 07-13-2011, 10:57 PM
 
Location: The City
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between 0 and 441 ft (am actually surprised maybe somewhere in Fairmount park?) - average 39 feet according to wiki
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Old 07-13-2011, 11:02 PM
 
Location: The City
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This link is kind of interesting

This would suggest NOLA has only a 32 ft variance, Houston with 83 ft variance, and Chicago with only 90ft variance

LA with a 5000+ ft variance and NYC with a greater than 400ft variance

Elevations and Distances

I also found it interesting that Denver has less variance in altitude than does Boston, NYC, and Philadelphia according to this link
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Old 07-14-2011, 08:31 AM
 
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
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some areas are below sea level and some are above it here in Albuquerque
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Are you sure? I thought Albuquerque was another Mile High city. A quick look at wiki and it was 5,312 ft.

Mine is 1926 ft.
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You're joking...right? Albuquerque is over 5000' above sea level.
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Maybe I'm naive about where I live, but how is Albuquerque over a mile high in some spots and below sea level in others?? I know the Sandia's and the Westside sort of 'bowl in Albuquerque, but that is one hell of a decline to go to below sea level lol.
I realize all these posts are old, but I just thought I'd chime in and say obviously Albuquerque is much higher than sea level. Within the city limits it has an elevation range from about 4,800 feet on the banks of the Rio Grande to about 6,700 feet in the foothills of the Sandia Mountains. The Sandia Mountains themselves are 10,378 feet above sea level at their highest point.

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Denver: 5280 ft

There is only one mile high city and thats Denver. Exactly 5,280 ft - that is one mile. A city isnt mile high because its over a mile...
Actually a city is by that very definition a mile high, and then some.

Not everywhere in Denver is exactly a mile high. Isn't there a monument on the state capitol marking a mile above sea level that's actually up some steps from ground level?

I imagine there are many places in Denver where the variance is more dramatic.

Besides, Albuquerque is quite happy being called "the Duke City".
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Old 07-14-2011, 03:49 PM
 
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This link is kind of interesting

This would suggest NOLA has only a 32 ft variance, Houston with 83 ft variance, and Chicago with only 90ft variance

LA with a 5000+ ft variance and NYC with a greater than 400ft variance

Elevations and Distances

I also found it interesting that Denver has less variance in altitude than does Boston, NYC, and Philadelphia according to this link
Just because I'm bored, I'll take the top 50 list and rank the variance.

1) Los Angeles - 5,074'
2) Honolulu - 4,020'
3) San Jose - 2,125'
4) Oakland - 1,754'
5) Albuquerque - 1,174'
6) Portland - 1,073'
7) San Francisco - 934'
8) San Diego - 815'
9) Nashville - 775'
10) Tucson - 700'
11) Austin - 674'
12) Pittsburgh - 660'
13) Birmingham - 564'
14) Cincinnati - 527'
15) Seattle - 520'
16) San Antonio - 495'
17) Baltimore - 489'
18) Cleveland - 479'
19) Philadelphia - 441'
20) New York - 410'
21) Washington D.C. - 409'
22) El Paso - 385'
23) Louisville - 379'
24) Long Beach - 367'
25) Denver - 340'
26) Atlanta - 330'
26) Boston - 330'
28) Omaha - 312'
29) Kansas City - 300'
30) Dallas - 296'
31) Minneapolis - 293'
32) Oklahoma City - 284'
33) Newark - 278'
34) Charlotte - 265'
35) Fort Worth - 253'
36) St. Louis - 229'
37) Milwaukee - 220'
38) Columbus - 208'
39) Tulsa - 190'
40) Indianapolis - 181'
41) Memphis - 140'
42) Buffalo - 128'
43) Phoenix - 102'
44) Detroit - 97'
45) Chicago - 94'
46) Houston - 83'
47) Toledo - 56'
48) Jacksonville - 40'
49) New Orleans - 33'
50) Miami - 30'

The average variance for all 50 cities is 607.1'. Of course, that is a bit skewed by the extremes (especially the top 5), because that would put the average between the 12th and 13th cities on this list. Throwing out the extremes (top and bottom 5), you get 399.2', which is more reasonable (between 21st and 22nd).

30355

Obviously, not only the top 50 cities (by population) have changed in the past 30 years, but so have some of their boundaries...so this is, of course, not entirely accurate.

Still fun to look at, though.
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Old 07-14-2011, 06:20 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Orlando is about 80 feet
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