'Losing breath' is quicker at Alaska elevations

James Kruse fnjjk1 at uaf.edu
Wed Aug 7 18:59:32 EDT 2002

on 8/7/02 10:48 AM, MexicoDoug at aol.com at MexicoDoug at aol.com wrote:

* A Lepidopterist certainly would tire more quickly at an equivalent
altitude and temperature in Alaska, especially when you start getting above
5,438 feet (the equivalent at Tampa's latitude of 6,000 feet re: pressure
and Oxygen availability).

Thanks guys, and I thought I was just out of shape!


James J. Kruse, Ph.D.
Curator of Entomology
University of Alaska Museum
907 Yukon Drive
Fairbanks, AK, USA 99775-6960
tel 907.474.5579
fax 907.474.1987

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