Occurring at or from a relative high altitude(adjective)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "high-altitude" in a sentence
"The congressionally mandated Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse Attack called a high-altitude nuclear EMP one of the few ways an enemy could inflict "catastrophic" damage on the United States -- a fact Broad never mentions."
"The doctor feared he was developing a potentially deadly condition called high-altitude cerebral edema."
"When the group climbed down, he was examined at a clinic, where it was determined he was suffering from another condition known as high-altitude pulmonary edema, or excess fluid in the lungs."