'Losing breath' is quicker at Alaska elevations
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
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