Amazing Facts About Earth Top 10 Facts About Earth That will Blow Your Mind Part 1
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Earth’s atmosphere is composed of 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, and trace amounts of other gases.
The large amount of oxygen on Earth comes from our plant life’s consumption of carbon dioxide during photosynthesis.
Earth is the only planet not named for a mythological god or goddess. The other seven planets in the solar system were named after Roman gods or goddesses.
The gravity between the Earth and the Moon causes the tides on Earth.
The rotation of the Earth is gradually slowing down.
Earth has a very powerful magnetic field. This field protects the planet from the effects of solar winds.
The Earth has an Ozone Layer which protects it from harmful solar radiation.
70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by water.
The first life on Earth developed in the oceans through a process called abiogenesis or biopoiesis.
Earth’s water was initially trapped within the planet.
Earth has relatively few visible impact craters compared with other solid bodies in our solar system.
The highest point found on Earth is Mount Everest which reaches a height of 8.8 km.
The lowest point on Earth is called Challenger Deep and at 10.9 km below sea level.
Earth has one of the most circular orbits of all the eight planets. Thanks for watching
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