Facts about Earth

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Facts about Earth

Earth is the only planet with a name that is not derived from Greek or Roman mythology.

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An organic system that self-regulates itself to maintain life on it.

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Covered with about 70% of water and 30% of land, Earth is the only planet where water exists in the liquid form on the surface.

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Water on Earth is about 97% salt water and 3% fresh water.

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Most of the volcanic eruptions occur in the oceans.

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Earth is the only planet that has tectonic plates. Tectonic plates help in the consumption and recycling of carbon. Without these tectonic plates, Earth would over heat.

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Earth is about 4.5 to 5 billion years old.

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The core of Earth is hotter than the surface of the Sun.

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Earth has only one natural satellite, the Moon.

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The atmosphere of Earth helps in sustaining life on the planet. The atmosphere consists of gases like Nitrogen, Oxygen, Carbon dioxide, water vapour and traces of Argon. 

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