The Earth Associated Facts

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Asif
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The Earth Associated Facts

Post by Asif » Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:39 pm

The Earth Associated Facts Discussion

• Earth rotates around its axes from West to East.
• The Coldest Place on Earth is situated in Vostok and it is situated in Antarctica.
• The World Used to describe the shape of the Earth is Called Oblate spheroid.
• The total surface area of the Earth is 510 Million Sq.km
• The approximate equatorial circumference of the earth is 40,000 km.
• The Place which has the longest day and shortest night on 22 December is Melbourne.
• The Approximate diameter of the Earth is 12,800 km.
• Geostationary orbit is at a height of 36,000 Km.
• The earth is at the least distance from the sun (Aphelion) on January 3rd.
• One Degree of latitude on the equator is equal to a distance of 50 miles.
• On the 21 June, the day light is seen at the North Pole for 24 Hrs.
• The speed of rotation of the earth is 9.72 km/sec.
• The earth’s Annual circle round the Sun covers a distance of 1,036 million kms.
• The International Date Line passes through Bering Strait.
• USA is divided into 5 time Zones.
• The World is divided into 24 time zones.

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