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Amazing Facts about Earth

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Yours, May 5, 2016.

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    Earth is a volcanic bomb


    Yes, earth has more than 500 volcanoes above and below its surface. More than 80 percent of the earth, both above and below the surface is completely made of volcanic soil! Earth is a volcanic bomb!!

    Earth has a twin planet

    Earth had a twin planet and it has another planet called Theia. According to the current research, the twin planet disappeared. However, almost before 4.5 billion years ago, the twin planet, Theia, which was in the size of the planet mars shared the same orbit as shared by earth.

    Earth don’t take 24 hours for self-rotation

    We believe that earth takes 24 hours to spin it, which gives us day and night. We don’t have 24 hours a day as we follow. We run short of 3 minutes and 56 seconds a day! The actual time is 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4 seconds. However, the duration of a day can be extended by 1.5 hours extra. This could happen after 250 million years and caused due to slower rotation of the earth.

    Earth is blue

    The colour of the earth is blue! Yes, the colour due to water. Around 70 percent of the earth is covered by water bodies and earth appears blue! Guess what, not more than 5 percent of the earth is explored by the humans! Earth is a mystery!

    No equal gravity

    Gravity isn’t equally distributed to all regions on the earth! A few places have less gravity and vice versa. For instance, Hudson Bay, Canada has lesser gravity. Lower rate of land mass is the major reason for reduced gravity.

    Water

    Around 70 percent of earth’s fresh water (almost more than two-third) is found in Antarctica.

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    khloe Enthusiast Established

    In my opinion, earth is a volcanic bomb because of its hot interior. Because of the great heat at its core, intense pressure is created causing the land mass to ©râck and eventually explode as it can't hold back the pressure anymore. :)
     
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