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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Earth Facts


     Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the largest terrestrial planets. It is the planet where the climate is moderate with existence of life. This is the only habitable planet in our solar system. It is also referred to as "Blue Diamond" as its major surface is covered with water.

Facts about Earth:
  • The Earth was once believed to be the centre of the Universe for nearly 2000 years
  • Earth is the only planet not named for a mythological god or goddess
  • Earth is the more dense planet in the solar system
  • The force of Gravity between the Earth and Moon causes tides on Earth
  • Earth's water was trapped within the planet
  • The highest mountain on the Earth is Mount Everest and also a highest point
  • The lowest point is called Challenger Deep
  • Our Earth has one of the most circular orbits of all the eight planets
  • A Year on the earth is 365 days
  • The first life on Earth developed in the Oceans
  • 70% of Earth's surface is covered by water
  • The Earth has Ozone layer which protects it from harmful radiation - solar radiation
  • Earth has very powerful magnetic field
  • Oxygen present on Earth mostly comes from plant's life 
  • The Rotation of the Earth is Gradually slowing down
Tags: Earth Facts | Planetary Facts | Space Facts


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