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Earth Figure At Glance

Earth At Figure Glance

EARTH IN FIGURE


  • Estimated Weight(mass) - 5,940,000,000,000,000,000,000 metric tons.
  • Estimated Age = 4.6 billion years.
  • Current Population = 6,135,000,000
  • Surface Area = 510,066,000 sq.km
  • Land area = 148,647,000 sq.km
  • Ocean Area = 335,258,000 sq.km
  • Type of Water = salt - 97%, fresh = 3%
  • Circumference at the Equator = 40,066 km
  • Circumference at the poles = 39,992 km
  • Diameter at the Equator = 12,753 km
  • Diameter at poles = 12,710 km
  • Radius at the Equator = 6376 km
  • Radius at the Poles = 6355 km
  • Orbit Speeds the Earth orbits the sun at = 66,700 mph. 107,320 km per hour.
  • Sun orbit the earth orbits the Sun every 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes & 46 seconds.


OCEANS OF THE WORLD


  • Pacific = 155,557,000 sq.km
  • Atlantic = 76,762,000 sq.km
  • Indian = 68,556,000 sq.km
  • Southern = 20,327,000 sq.km
  • Arctic = 14,056,000 sq.km
  • Note : Southern Ocean was approved in the year 2000, by The International Hydrographic Organization. It is now 4th largest ocean.


GREATEST DEPTHS


  • Mariana Trench, Pacific Ocean = 35,837 ft.
  • Puetro Rico Trench, Atlantic Ocean = 30,246 ft.
  • Java Trench, Indian Ocean = 24,460 ft.
  • Arctic Basin, Arctic Ocean = 18,456 ft.


DEEPEST OCEAN & SEAS


  • Pacific Ocean = 10,924 meters, 35,837 ft.
  • Atlantic ocean = 9219 meters, 30,246 ft.
  • Indian ocean = 7455 meters, 24,460 ft.
  • Caribbean Sea = 6946 meters, 22,788 ft.
  • Arctic ocean = 5625 meters, 18,456 ft.
  • South China Sea = 5016 meters, 16,456 ft
  • Bering Sea = 4773 meters, 15,659 ft.
  • Mediterranean Sea = 4632 meters, 15,197 ft.
  • Gulf of Mexico = 3787 meters, 12,425 ft.
  • Japan Sea = 3742 meters, 12,276 ft.


MAJOR SEAS BY SIZE


  • South China = 2,974,600 sq.km
  • Caribbean Sea = 2,515,900 sq.km
  • Mediterranean = 2,510,000 sq.km
  • Bering = 2,261,100 sq.km
  • Gulf of Mexico = 1,507,600 sq.km
  • Arabian Sea = 1,498,320 sq.km
  • Sea of Okhotsk = 1,392,100 sq.km
  • Sea of Japan (east sea) = 1,012,900 sq.km
  • Hudson Bay = 730,100 sq.km
  • East China = 664,600 sq.km
  • Andaman = 564,900 sq.km
  • Black = 507,900 sq.km
  • Red = 435,00 sq.km


MAJOR ISLANDS BY SIZE


  • Greenland = 2,175,600 sq.km
  • New Guinea = 792,500 sq.km
  • Borneo = 725,500 sq.km
  • Madagascar = 587,000 sq.km
  • Baffin = 507,500 sq.km
  • Sumatra = 427,300 sq.km
  • Honshu = 227,400 sq.km
  • Great Britain = 218,100 sq.km
  • Victoria = 217,300 sq.km
  • Ellesmere = 196,200 sq.km
  • Celebes = 178,650 sq.km
  • New Zealand (south) = 151,000 sq.km
  • New Zealand (north) = 114,000 sq.km
  • Java = 126,700 sq.km
  • NewFoundLand = 108,900 sq.km


MAJOR RIVERS BY LENGTH


  • Nile, Africa = 6825 km
  • Amazon, South America = 6437 km
  • Chang Jiang, Asia = 6380 km
  • Mississippi, North America = 5971 km
  • Yenisey-Angara, Asia = 5536 km
  • Huang (Yellow), Asia = 5464 km
  • Ob-Irtysh, Asia = 5410 km
  • Amur, Asia = 4416 km
  • Congo, Africa = 4370 km
  • MAckenize-Peace, North America = 4241 km
  • Mekong, Asia = 4184 km
  • Niger, Africa = 4171 km.


MAJOR LAKES BY SIZE


  • Caspian sea, Asia-Europe = 371,000 sq.km
  • Superior, N.America = 82,100 sq.km
  • Victoria, Africa = 69,500 sq.km
  • Huron, N.America = 59,600 sq.km
  • Michigan, N.America = 57,800 sq.km
  • Tanganyika, Africa = 32,900 sq.km
  • Baikal, Asia = 31,500 sq.km
  • Great Bear, N.America = 31,300 sq.km
  • Aral sea, asia = 30,700 sq.km
  • Malawi, Africa = 28,900 sq.km
  • Great Slave, Canada = 28,568 sq.km
  • Erie, N.America = 25,667 sq.km


DEEPEST LAKES = BY GREATEST DEPTH


  • Baikal, Russia fed. =5315 ft
  • Tanganyika, Africa = 4800 ft
  • Caspian sea, Asia-Europe = 3363 ft.
  • Nyasa, Africa = 2317 ft
  • Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan = 2303 ft.


TALLEST MOUNTAINS ON EACH CONTINENT


  • Mt. Everest = 8850 meters, 29035 ft - Asia
  • Aconcogua = 6959 meters, 22831 ft - S.America
  • Mt KcKinley = 6194 meters, 20320 ft - N.America
  • Mt.Kilimanjaro = 5963 meters, 19563 ft - Africa
  • Mt Elbrus = 5633 meters, 18481 ft - Europe
  • Puncak Jaya = 4884 meters, 16023 ft - Oceania
  • VinSon Massif = 4897 meters, 16066 ft - Antarctica.


HIGHEST & LOWEST SURFACE POINTS 


  •  Dead sea, Asia = 409 meters
  •  Lake Assal, Africa = 156 meters
  •  Death Valley, N.America = 86 meters
  •  Valdes Peninsula, S.America = 40 meters
  •  Antarctica (ice-covered) = 2538 meters.


LARGEST DESERTS IN SQUARE MILES


  •  Sahara, N.Africa = 3,500,000 sq.miles
  •  Arabian, Middle east = 1,000,000 sq.miles.
  •  Great Victoria, Australia = 250,000 sq.miles
  •  Rub'al Khal, Middle east = 250,000 sq.miles
  •  Kalahari, Southern Africa = 225,000 sq.miles
  •  Syrian, Middle east = 200,000 sq.miles
  •  Chihuahuan, Mexico = 175,000 sq.miles
  •  Thar, India/Pakistan = 175,000 sq.miles
  •  Great Sandy, Australia = 150,000 sq.miles
  •  Gibson, Australia = 120,000 sq.miles
  •  Sonoran, S.W. USA = 120,000 sq.miles
  •  Mohave, S.W. USA = 54,000 sq.miles


CONTINENTS BY POPULATION


  • Asia = 3,674,000,000
  • Africa = 778,000,000
  • Europe = 732,000,000
  • North America = 483,000,000
  • South America = 342,000,000
  • Australia/Oceania = 31,000,000
  • Antarctica = 0

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