Our planet got all of the things we need to survive under a thin layer of atmosphere that separates us from the uninhabitable void of space.
Every day we live our lives, marked by the rotation of our planet giving us those beautiful sunrises and sunsets. But have you ever wondered about the planet we live on, the Earth?
It has got some really interesting facts to put up! Below are some of them, go through & gain some interesting knowledge about your planet.
#1. There are more than 100 million pieces of junk orbiting Earth at about 17,000 miles/hr which is approx 27,000 km/hr
#2. There is enough gold in the Earth’s core to cover the entire surface in 1.5 feet of sparkling mineral
#3. The name “Earth” comes from old English & old high Germanic words- ‘earthe’ and ‘erda’ for ground and soil respectively
#4. Earth can be seen as a living, breathing organism. It regulates temperature, burns energy, continually renews it’s skin, and experiences changes to it’s surface as it ages with time
#5. Mount Augustus in the Australian Outback is the largest rock on planet. It can even be seen from 100 miles away & is about 2,352 feets high
#6. Humans have explored just 5% of Earth’s oceans
#7. Our planet actually has 2 north poles. One is the magnetic pole, where the compass needle points. The other is the pole that the Earth’s meridians cross
#8. One of the Earth’s most toxic plants is ‘Yew Tree’. Every part of the tree is poisonous, except it’s berries
#9. The tallest waterfall on the planet is Angel Falls, it is as tall as a 300-story building
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