How high above sea level is most of the UK?

What is the average height above sea level in the UK?

The UK ranks only 31st in Europe for its highest point. Despite the mountains of the north and west of Great Britain, the average height above sea level is only 75m** – and that is the height of the city of Shrewsbury in Shropshire or the town of Callendar in Perthshire.

How much of England is below sea level?

10) Salton Trough

Thirty-Three Countries with Land Areas Below Sea Level
Country Below Sea Level Location Elevation
United Kingdom The Fens 4 meters below sea level
Germany Neuendorf bei Wilster 3.54 meters below sea level
Sweden reclaimed bay of Lake Hammarsjon, near Kristianstad 2.41 meters below sea level

Is Oxford above sea level?


hideClimate data for Oxford (RMS), elevation: 200 ft (61 m), 1981–2010 normals, extremes 1815–2020
Month Jan Feb
Average high °C (°F) 7.6 (45.7) 8.0 (46.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 4.9 (40.8) 4.9 (40.8)
Average low °C (°F) 2.1 (35.8) 1.8 (35.2)

Is the UK sinking?

Large swathes of the UK will be underwater by 2030 as a result of climate change if more isn’t done to combat it, according to a projection by a climate research organisation.

Is California above sea level?

Elevation table

State federal district or territory Highest point Mean elevation
California Mount Whitney 2,900 ft 880 m
Colorado Mount Elbert 6,800 ft 2070 m
Connecticut Massachusetts border on the southern slope of Mount Frissell 500 ft 150 m
Delaware Near the Ebright Azimuth 60 ft 20 m
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