With the Elevation API you can get the elevation of a geographic point and can be used with the Python lib elevation API.
The data provided comes from the ASTER GDEM dataset, a product of NASA and METI. It smooths the output data to filter out high inconsistencies or voids.
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06-12-17 19:31:38[Brief] ProgrammableWeb's Most Interesting APIs in 2017: Mapping and Location updated with Related API Elevation Return
05-01-17 15:48:42[Brief] Daily API RoundUp: Kinetica, Nuxeo, t6, Harvest Media, Brightwork.io updated with Related API Elevation Return