26th February 2019 0 Comments Uncategorised

EARTH/HOME/BLUE PLANET

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Home, Earth the only planet known to support life. Looking from space its mostly blue then there is the green. Our fascinating planet how can it be the only one in the solar system that has life on it, the world still wonders.

Area of land on this ball is 148 326 000km (57 268 900 square miles) its 29% of the total surface of planet earth.

Area of water on the ball is 361 740 000km (139 668 500 square miles) this is 71% of the total surface of Earth. 97% is salt water 3% is fresh water.

The Earth is not fully round as it bulges at the Equator. Circumference of the equator is 24,889.5 miles.

The southern hemisphere contains the most amount of water whilst the Northern Hemishere contains the greatest amount of land.


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