Latest Earth Facts
The mixture of fresh water and salty sea water, found where rivers flow into the ocean, is called brackish water.
The word ‘Antarctica’ is derived from the Greek word ‘Antarkike’. It means ‘opposite to the north’ or ‘opposite to the Arctic.’
Deserts cover nearly 21 million square miles of our planet, which is around 33%!
The word ‘volcano’ comes from the island ‘Vulcano’, in Italy.
The Earth is not spherical, it’s actually an oblate spheroid!
Over 80% of the ocean is undiscovered, unexplored and unmapped.