Friday, March 20, 2009

How big/small our earth is...

When people say it's a big world out there, do you really know literally how big it is? Here's a quick fact abt our mother earth
  • Earth is the third planet from the sun.
  • Earth is referred to as the BLUE PLANET. WHY? Because from space,the oceans combined with our atmosphere make our planet look blue.
  • Earth is estimated to be 3-5 Billion Years old.
  • Earth is estimated to weigh 6,585,600,000,000,000,000,000 tons with the diameter nearly 8,000 miles, surface area: 196,935,000 sq miles, percent of earth's ocean approximatly 70%,
    percent of earth's land approximatly 30% , highest point:Mt Everest 29, 028 above sea level, lowest point: Dead Sea 1,302 below sea level, of the 70% of water; 97% is salt water, 3% is fresh water
  • The area of the earth is almost 200 million square miles.
  • Earth travels through space at 66,700 miles per hour.

Check this out. You'll be amazed to find out that we really are just a little tiny pieces of our big entire universe.


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