Maximum Elevation Figure

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Term Maximum Elevation Figure
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Abbreviation

  • MEF

Definition

The highest elevation of terrain or vertical obstacles within a quadrant bounded by lines of geographic longitude (meridians) and geographic latitude (parallels).

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  • AIFDD

Note

Maximum elevation figures are shown over land masses as well as over open water areas containing man-made obstacles such as oil rigs.