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Boiling water at altitude

  1. Feb 15, 2012 #1
    Can you explain why we can have hot beverages at really high altitude don't stay hot? Why can't they have a nice pot of tea on mount everest?
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  3. Feb 15, 2012 #2


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    Well what happens to the temperature as altitude increases?
  4. Feb 15, 2012 #3


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    Specifically, what happens to the boiling temperature of water?
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