It has been estimated that our Mother Earth is about 4 and 5 billion years in age.
The Earth is not perfectly round. It is slightly flat at the north and south poles.
The diameter of the Earth is 12 756.2 kilometers
The world's largest desert is the Sahara. It covers about one third of Africa!
Mt Everest is the highest mountain on Earth. Its peak reaches 8,848 meters above sea level.
The Nile River stretches out to an impressive length of 6696 kilometers, being the longest river on Earth.
Magma is the hot liquid rock under the surface of the Earth, it is known as lava after it comes out of a volcano.
The volcanic rock known as pumice is the only rock that can float in water.
Talc is the softest mineral found on Earth, reaching just 1 on Mohs scale of hardness, it is often used to make talcum powder.
The Atlantic Ocean is the saltiest of Earth's major oceans.
Earthquakes that occur out at sea can cause huge tsunamis capable of reaching land and endangering people.
Although earthquakes can be deadly, most are very small and not even felt by humans.
Natural gas doesn't have an odor; strong smells are added to it by humans so it can be detected when there are leaks. Hawaii is moving towards Japan at the speed of 10cm a year. This is because they are on different tectonic plates.