Earth ranks 3rd in terms of proximity to the sun and 4th in terms of soil density. We probably don’t know that it is the only planet where there is life. To mention the formation of the earth; we can talk about the fact that the planet we live on is about 4.467 billion years old and that the meteorite collisions that took place during the formation, the ice in the structures of these meteorites, silicate and other metals formed the land and sea. When calculating the age of the earth, not only the age of the rocks but also the difference between a lead mineral and an isotope of lead in the oceans is taken into account. The shape of the earth is flat because the circumference of the equator and the circumference of the poles are not the same. In Latin, this structure is called “Geoid”.
Its diameter is about 12,742 kilometres. We mentioned that the length of the circle connecting the equator and the poles is not the same. This difference is about 43 kilometres. It should be noted that the highest point is the summit of Mount Everest (8,848 m), and the deepest point is the bottom of the Mariana Trench (10,924 m). In short, after general definitions, we can move on to ten fun and interesting facts about the world we live on…
In terms of size, when 1.3 million earths come together, 1 sun can be formed.
Let’s imagine that a tunnel is dug from one end of the world to the other, and someone who jumps from the head of this tunnel can reach the other end, they would fall for exactly 42 minutes!
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The Queen of England is the legal owner of 1/6 of the Earth’s land!
It takes about 8 minutes for a light wave moving from the sun to travel to Earth.
There are more organisms in a teaspoon of soil than there are people on Earth.
About 1/3 of the world is desert, but there are many different kinds of desert.
Before the tree population spread around the world, our environment was covered with giant mushrooms.
The galaxy, which includes our Earth, contains about 2 million know planets, some of which could be just like the earth.
The core of the Earth is at least as hot as the sun.
In our world, there are 100 lightning bolts per second that we can see or not, and 8.6 million lightning bolts during a day.
Do you know of any other interesting facts about our universe and the planet we live on? Do tell us in the comments below.