Asked by Khrystyna Bratun on Jul 06, 2024



Dark skin has an advantage at high altitude.​

Dark Skin

Human skin color that is rich in melanin pigments, offering protection against ultraviolet radiation, prevalent in populations closer to the equator.

High Altitude

Refers to areas that are significantly above sea level, typically characterized by lower oxygen levels and colder temperatures.

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Adriana Guzman

1 week ago

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Dark skin has more melanin which provides protection against harmful UV radiation at high altitudes. This protection helps to prevent skin damage and reduces the risk of skin cancer.