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Term details "tree height"

Language: English
Term: tree height
Short form: h
Definition: The vertical distance between the extreme top of a standing tree (even if this is a lateral shoot) and ground level. On slopes, a ground point on the upper side of the tree is internationally recommended. With heavily leaning trees, the length up the stem axis may be substituted.
  (Source: FMAN-E, 2000)
Subject field:mensuration


Equivalent terms in other languages:

German:Baumhöhe
Japanese:jukou
Hungarian:famagasság
Swahili:kimo mti


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