“15 Mind Boggling Facts about Earth”
Being the only known planet to support life, Earth is undoubtedly an incredibly amazing planet with lots of unsolved mysteries pertaining to its existence, its core and the way it supports life. Today we give you a tour of 15 Mind Boggling yet Lesser known Facts about Earth.
Here are 15 Mind Boggling Facts about Earth:
1)Earth is the Densest planet of the solar system.
2)If you drill a Tunnel straight through the earth and jump in, it will take you about 42 minutes to reach out at the other side of the tunnel.
3)The earth rotates around its own axis, but gradually the speed of rotation is slowing down resulting in lengthening the days. After 140 million years, a day would become 25 hours long.
4)Initially, the water on earth was trapped within the planet, but planet’s volcanic activity eventually brought this water on the surface.
5)The first life developed in the Oceans on Earth, from the non-living matters such as organic compounds.
6)One-third of the earth is totally or partially Desert.
7)Before trees became common on earth, the surface of our planet was covered with Giant Mushrooms.
8)Earth is the only place in the entire solar system where water can simultaneously exist in its three sates – Vapour, Liquid & Solid.
9)Antartica is the driest, highest, windiest, and coldest continent on Earth.
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10)The deepest known cave on earth is the Krubera cave, with a depth of 2197 m.
11)Several parts of Canada experience Less Gravity as compared to the rest of the earth.
12)If the earth did not have the Moon, the length of our days would only be 6 hours.
13)As per record, it has never Rained in the Chile’s Atacama Desert. Thus, it’s known as the driest place on Earth.
14)For every sand grain on all every beach on earth, there are about 10,000 Stars in the Universe.
15)20% of the entire Oxygen on earth is produced by the Amazon Rainforest.
Now, as you know about these facts, you will start seeing the Earth from a different perspective altogether. Keep on exploring more about this astounding planet. Let us know how much you liked 15 Mind Boggling Facts about Earth.
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