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### Difference Between Altitude and Median

// Mar 26th, 2013
Altitude vs Median   Altitude and median are two heights used when discussing the geometry of a triangle. Altitudes of a Triangle Altitude of a triangle is a line segment perpendicular to a side and passing through the vertex opposing the side. Since a triangle has 3 sides, they each have a unique altitude per...

### Difference Between Altitude and Latitude

// Dec 8th, 2012
Altitude vs Latitude   Altitude and latitude are commonly used terms in the field of astronomy and geography. Both are parameters relating to the angular position of a location. More about Latitude The angular distance on a plane perpendicular to the plane of the equator is known as the latitude. This is...

### Difference Between Altitude and Height

// Dec 7th, 2012
Altitude vs Height   The altitude and height are two related terms often found in aerial navigation, geography, and many other subjects. Both are distance measurements in the vertical direction between two points, but the difference lies in the way they are defined and used. Height is simply the vertical...

### Difference Between Altitude and Elevation

// May 31st, 2012
Altitude vs Elevation   Altitude and elevation are two concepts widely used in day to day lives. These two terms are usually interchangeable but are preferred in different places. Altitude is the height of an object above the mean sea level while elevation is the height of a place above mean sea level. The...

### Difference Between Height and Depth

// Nov 13th, 2011
Height vs Depth   Height is a measurement of the vertical magnitude of the object. Depth is also a measurement of the vertical magnitude of an object. These two terms may look like representing the same quantity. These terms are mostly intuitive, and we often overlook the definition of these terms. But these...

### Difference Between Altitude and Perpendicular Bisector

// May 23rd, 2011
Altitude vs Perpendicular Bisector Altitude and Perpendicular Bisector are two Geometrical terms that should be understood with some difference. They are not one and the same in definition. Altitude is a line from vertex perpendicular to the opposite side. The altitudes of the triangle will intersect at a...

### Difference Between Climate and Weather

// Dec 11th, 2010
Climate vs Weather Climate and Weather are meteorological words which are related to one another but not interchangeable. Weather is the day-to-day state of atmosphere, whereas, the climate is constructed by the average weather conditions at a particular place for a long period of time. Weather is defined as the...