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slope

gradient (GB)
pente (F)
pendenza di un pendio (I)
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Difference in height of two points in relation to their horizontal distance in percent. The angle is calculated with: arcus tangens x (height difference broken by distance). An upward slope is called a slope, a downward slope (the two terms are only linguistically different, there is no difference arithmetically). At a 30% gradient, the other point 100 meters (horizontally) away is 30 meters higher, resulting in an angle of 16.69 °. An inclination of 75% results in 36.87 °. An incline of 100% corresponds to an angle of 45 °, i.e. 100 meters horizontally and 100 meters vertically. Up to...

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