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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj altitudinal pertaining to altitude
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Altitudinal Of or pertaining to height; as, altitudinal measurements.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • altitudinal Relating or pertaining to height; in natural history, having reference to elevation above the sea-level: as, an altitudinal zone of vegetation. See zone.
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In literature:

Cumulus ecclesie continet in Altitudine cl pedes cum cruce.
"A Chronicle of London from 1089 to 1483" by Anonymous
Toward the end of summer, Charles-Norton found himself insensibly altering the glorious routine of his altitudinous existence.
"The Trimming of Goosie" by James Hopper
The distributions of animals are influenced by geographic, vegetational, and altitudinal factors.
"Mammals of Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Sydney Anderson
Near Charapendo on the slopes of the Sierra de los Tarascos and at Coalcoman it apparently reaches its lowest altitudinal limits.
"The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacán, México" by William E. Duellman
Such substrata seem to be the most important factor limiting altitudinal distribution.
"Natural History of the Ornate Box Turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz" by John M. Legler
In reality, the assumption is sound only if the altitudinal distribution of migrants is uniform.
"A Quantitative Study of the Nocturnal Migration of Birds." by George H. Lowery.
Its migrations consisting more of altitudinal movements than of longitudinal.
"Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast" by Harry Thom Payne
Kipps, I say, felt himself a creature of outer darkness, an inexcusable intruder in an altitudinous world.
"Kipps" by H. G. Wells
Records from the southern part of its range, however, show a greater altitudinal spread.
"Life Histories of North American Wood Warblers Part One and Part Two" by Arthur Bent

In science:

Tilt and roll angle for the camera position are ignored when viewing images and placemarks under Sky as the current astronomical imagery is a simple pro jection onto a sphere without altitudinal information.
Sky in Google Earth: The Next Frontier in Astronomical Data Discovery and Visualization
Such pattern is generally consistent with observations from pooled next-generation data generated along an altitudinal gradient in Arabidopsis thaliana (T.G., C.
Robust identification of local adaptation from allele frequencies