In High Altitude

Climates in High Altitude Areas

In high altitude areas, it is bitterly cold, having under -8 degrees Celsius. While at the base of the mountain is very hot, having around 27 degrees Celsius.

The mountains also have low oxygen levels, or low carbon dioxide levels (for plants), having a high altitude. The life that lives here has to adapt to the low oxygen. There are also plants that live here that has to adapt to the low carbon dioxide levels.

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By Tina and Peter