Earth is the most beautiful planet in our solar system. The most unusual thing about the Earth, which makes it unique from the other world is that it consists of Life. The name earth is derived from German and English word ertha and erde, which means ground.
The official scientific name of Earth is Terra. Earth formed about 4.5 billion years ago. These are the basic things about the Earth which mostly known by everyone but there ten interesting facts about the Earth that most people don’t know.
Mind-blowing facts about Earth
#1 According to a study, billions of years ago an asteroid delivered up to half of Earth’s water and as much as 2% came from the Solar nebula.
#2 The World’s Largest Mammal Migration is Air Borne
What do you think that the 1.3 million wildebeest that trotter from Kenya to Tanzania is the largest mammal migrator, but you’re wrong?
Bats flying between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia’s Kansanka National Park each year are the largest mammal migrator on Earth.
#3 Magical Clouds
Murmuration is a phenomenon in which sometimes dark clouds which seems alive they are visible at the ground, are made up of thousands of starling flying in tandem. They look so spectacular and lively. Scientists are still in a puzzle about how these beautiful scenes happen.
#4 Earthquake weather is a Myth
Do you also hear that different cultures have a different earthquake? But this is a Myth cleared by seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones. According to him earthquake is below the surface and needs a fault in the plate to happen earthquake.
#5 Believe it or not, Earth’s atmosphere is slowly leaking oxygen into space.
#6 Earth is not entirely round in shape
Most people think Earth is round in shape. But in truth, the Earth is not entirely round due to the forces applied to it during the rotation. Earth has a Geoid shape.
#7 Earth has a greater number of viruses than stars
Yes, you heard right there are approximately ten Nonillion viruses on the Earth.
#8 There are 400 species of shark
Shark is known among one of the oldest animals. They have existed around 450 million years. And scientists believe that there are about 400 species of shark.
#9 Vantablack is the Earth’s darkest known substance
Vantablack is developed in the united kingdom by Surrey Nano System. It is a group of Carbon tubes that have grown on a layer. Vanatablavk is the darkest substance on Earth developed in 2015.
#10 Volcanoes in Indonesia that emit blue and purple lava
The volcano which used to found in Indonesia’s Kawah been emitted blue and purple lava. According to Smithsonian Magazine, the lava itself doesn’t blue; it looks blue due to the presence of a high quantity of sulphuric gas in the lava.
#11 The First Ozone hole is still healing
First Ozone hole situated in Antarctica. United Nations was the first country to approve The Montreal Protocol of 1987. This protocol aimed to restrict the use of CFC.