Month: April 2020

The highest peak in South India – Anamudi | other high peaks

Outside of the himalayas the Western Ghats are the mountain range with the highest peaks in India. There are several peaks in Western ghats having elevation greater than 2,500 meters. All of these above 2,500 metres peaks are present in South India. Anamudi which has an elevation of 2,695 metres is the highest peak in …

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Percentage of oxygen in air | oxygen at high altitudes | Oxygen vs Ozone

Percentage of oxygen in air

The percentage of oxygen in air is 20.95%. Nitrogen is the most prevalent gas and forms 78.08% of the atmosphere. Rest is other gases mainly Argon (0.9340%) and Carbon dioxide (0.0410%). Oxygen at high altitudes As we gain elevation, the percentage of oxygen in the air does not decrease. Rather the atmospheric pressure decreases, meaning …

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