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  earth - knowledge.
Earth's oceans are an average of 2 Miles deep.
The Earth and its environment may be divided into several realms, the names of which end in -sphere.
Earth is the only planet in our Solar System on which liquid water is present.
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 Antarctica - The Coldest Place on Earth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In addition to being the coldest place on earth, Anarctica is also the wettest and the driest place on earth.
Antactica contains seventy percent of the earth's fresh water and ninety percent of the earth's ice.
The Antarctic Ice Sheet is the largest sheet of ice on earth, with an average depth of 7,200 feet.
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 AeroConcept: 101 Strange & Amazing Earth Facts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Earth is inside the orbit of Mars, and as the two planets travel around the Sun, sunlight would strike our home planet from different angles during the year.
In places this vast scar on the Martian surface is 5 miles (8 kilometers) deep.
Earth's diameter at the equator is 7,926 miles (12,756 kilometers).
witbyt.blogspot.com /2006/06/101-strange-amazing-earth-facts.html   (5261 words)

  
 MSN Encarta
The world's windiest place is also the world's coldest, and one of its driest.
The Atacama Desert is one of the driest places on Earth--some parts have not seen rainfall for over 400 years.
The wettest places on Earth, in order of average recorded rainfall, are Cherrapunji, India, with 11,430 mm (450 in); Mount Waialeale on the Hawaiian island of Kauai with 11,680 mm (460 in); and this place (also the home of two famous geological formations) with 11,862 mm (467 in):
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 The Cold Facts - MSN Encarta
Besides, there aren't a lot of people in the coldest place on earth, so I'm not taking pleasure in true human misfortune.
In fact, this place is so cold that no indigenous human populations exist there--although it does host some very well-dressed penguins.
Not only is it the coldest place on Earth, it's also the highest and windiest.
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 101 Facts About Earth
By far, the coldest temperature ever measured on Earth was -129 degrees at Vostok, Antarctica on 21 July 1983.
Earth’s diameter at the equator is 7,926 miles.
Earth is about twice as big as Mars that is about twice as big as the Moon.
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 how cold is it   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Tell students that Antarctica is the coldest place on earth.
The coldest it has gotten (that anyone knows of) is -129°F. d.
Place a thermometer on a radiator or in a cup of hot liquid.
www.yourexpedition.com /ed_site/lessons/how_cold_11_8_17.html   (1238 words)

  
 Science_like_WHOA's Xanga Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Earth is the 3rd planet from the Sun at a distance of about 150 million kilometers (93.2 million miles).
Earth is the only planet in the solar system known to harbor life.
An earthquake is the sudden release of strain energy in the Earth's crust resulting in waves of shaking that radiate outwards from the earthquake source.
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 Snapshot of the Globe: Antarctica
Antarctica (from Greek, "opposite the Arctic") is a continent surrounding the Earth's South Pole.
It is the coldest place on Earth and is almost entirely covered by ice; however, it is also the world's largest desert.
It is also the continent with the highest average altitude, and the lowest average humidity of any continent on Earth, as well as the lowest average temperature.
www.sheppardsoftware.com /globeweb/snapshot/Snapshot-globe-2.htm   (458 words)

  
 Earth | The Blue Planet | Science | Solar System | Moon | Earth Facts | Universe | Astronomy | NASA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Earth is the only planet we know of in our solar system that humans can live on.
Earth is the only planet where water can exist in liquid form on the surface.
The land on Earth is made of several plates and at one time all of these plates were joined together, making it possible to walk from one side of the Earth to the other.
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 Hottest Place in the World (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
As big as the earth is, over two thirds of its surface is covered in water from the oceans.
First, the air in the earth's atmosphere is warmest around the equator (because the sun reaches the earth at a direct 90° angle) so that warmer air rises and flows north and south of the equator.
Antarctica, for example, is the driest continent on earth, getting less than 4 in/10cm of precipitation a year.
www.extremescience.com.cob-web.org:8888 /hottest.htm   (758 words)

  
 Quick EARTH FACTS
Earth is 3rd planet from the Sun, 92,897,000 miles from the Sun.
Earth's longest mountain range is the Mid-Ocean Ridge more than 50,000 km in length, which winds around the globe from the Arctic Ocean to the Atlantic, skirting Africa, Asia and Australia, and crossing the Pacific to the west coast of North America.
The Driest place on Earth is Atacama desert along the coast of Chile, South America.
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 Coolest bow tie in the universe - smh.com.au (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
NASA has released a high-quality image of the coldest place found in the universe, a nebula originally discovered by the Siding Springs Observatory in NSW in 1980.
Five thousand light years from Earth in the constellation of Centaurus, the nebula, a gas cloud formed from a dying star, has a temperature of minus 272 degrees.
It is only one degree warmer than absolute zero, the coldest possible temperature, when atoms cease to vibrate and radiate no heat whatsoever.
www.smh.com.au.cob-web.org:8888 /articles/2003/02/20/1045638427695.html   (369 words)

  
 Antarctica | Land of Extremes | coldest place
Most people have the misconception that a desert is a hot, dry, sandy, lifeless place, but the true definition of a desert is any geographical location that receives very, very little rainfall.
The inaccessibility of the place and the lack of reliable food and means for constructing shelter has kept humans away for thousands of years.
Most of the wickedly high winds that everyone associates with the cold and the ice of the Antarctic are around the edges of the continent at the shores.
www.extremescience.com /ThickestIce.htm   (1172 words)

  
 Workbook Exercise 5: A Person Connected to a Place
In the coldest place on earth, Mike Blachut, or Uncle Mike to those who know him well enough, is in charge of making sure things are cold enough.
Mike says he wonders sometimes about how this place could be harnessed to do the job all the refrigerators and freezers are sent down to do--after all it is ALL ice, all but about 2 percent of it anyway.
I also tried to include things that might give a reader an idea of his personality--that he is a man with a sense of humor, that he smiles a lot, the he has a quirky mind in some ways.
litsite.alaska.edu /uaa/workbooks/legler5.html   (1639 words)

  
 Expedition heads for coldest spot on earth. 15/11/2004. ABC News Online
A Chinese expedition will depart from Fremantle in Western Australia today on a project to record weather conditions at what is believed to be the coldest place on earth.
Though no expedition has ever reached it, scientists suspect it is the coldest place on the planet.
"This spot is not only the highest place in Antartica and possibly therefore the coldest but it is also one of the remotest and there are no meteorological observations from there, either for use in weather forecasting or for climate studies," he said.
www.abc.net.au /news/newsitems/200411/s1243514.htm   (255 words)

  
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And to prove that he was capable of surviving the coldest place on earth, Bates had to pass several tests.
"The Antarctic is considered a desert, the driest place on earth," he says.
And if the penguins didn't provide enough fellowship for this very lonely place, The Navy Construction Battalion built a church on the continent, called The Chapel of Snows.
www.wbir.com /printfullstory.aspx?storyid=35233   (551 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Antarctica Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It is the coldest place on earth and is almost entirely covered by ice.
Antarctica is a continent surrounding the Earth's South Pole.
It is not to be confused with the Arctic, which is located near the Earth's North Pole.
www.ipedia.com /antarctica.html   (589 words)

  
 The coldest place on earth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Our coldest weather is like a sunny day at the beach in Antarctica, the land of the penguins and the coldest place on earth.
By far, the coldest place in the United States would be Prospect Creek, Alaska.
Earth is 92 million miles away from the sun, and Jupiter is five times farther away than that.
www.courier-journal.com /foryourinfo/012405/012405.html   (2556 words)

  
 NWHI May-June 2006 Expedition
The first one nests in warm tropical islands, while the second one incubates the eggs in the coldest place on Earth.
Both have site-fidelity, eventually coming back to their place of birth, in an annual ritual of love that produces life.
The burning of fossil fuels is a culprit in climate change which, among other challenges, is melting the ice in the South Pole that is critical to the Emperor Penguin’s survival.
www.hawaiianatolls.org /research/June2006/march_albatross.php   (803 words)

  
 CyberHunt: Extreme Planet Earth
The Sahara Desert in the country of _____________ is the HOTTEST place on Earth.
The Atacama Desert in ______________ is the DRIEST place on earth.
Mount Waialeale, located on the island of ________________, is the world’s WETTEST place, receiving an average of _______ inches of rain a year.
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 Coldest Temperature on Earth
Weather at the Coldest Place On Earth: Vostok Antarctica.
At the Russian research station the temperature is regularly in the -30 to the -60 °C mark.
As one moves toward the higher region inland -- that is, toward the true pole -- the temperature drops from its normal -40 °C to -80 °C. The coldest temperatures usually occur during the winter months of around March 22.
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 Pattaya Mail - Pattaya's First English Language Newspaper
Marvin has been feeling a bit cold lately so he began to think about what the coldest place on earth would be like.
He looked in the library and he found out that the coldest place on earth is Antarctica with the coldest recorded temperature of -89.6 degrees.
Antarctica is also the driest place on the earth, yet it holds 70% of the world’s fresh water.
www.pattayamail.com /496/kids.shtml   (673 words)

  
 Arctic Wolves
This is because the arctic wolf lives in the coldest place on earth.
Arctic wolves live in the coldest place on earth.
It is not uncommon to get -50 degrees wind chill during the heat of the summer.
www.boomerwolf.com /arctic1.htm   (413 words)

  
 Hot Soups From The Coldest Place on Earth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
GROWING UP IN HARBOR SPRINGS, MICHIGAN (a small town on Lake Michigan and a Petoskey stone's throw from the Mackinaw Bridge and Michigan's Upper Peninsula), there were only so many things to do on the typically 15°F winter days-and all of them involved snow.
Place barley in 5 to 6 quarts of water, depending on how hearty you want your soup.
Add all seasonings plus the onion and celery, cook about 4 to 5 minutes until the barley is almost cooked, then add meat and mixed Vegetables and simmer until done.
www.motherearthnews.com /library/1991_December_January/Hot_Soups_From_The_Coldest_Place_on_Earth   (1072 words)

  
 Off The Fence | Free Sony PSP Downloads from PSP.Connect.com
Antartica - the coldest place on Earth and home to the largest living penguins.
Emperors spend most of their lives at sea, but because they are birds and lay eggs, they must come back to land to breed.
Although they occupy only one tenth of the earth’s surface they achieve the highest productivity off all marine ecosystems, second only to the tropical rainforests in complexity and richness.
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 Houghton Mifflin Reading: Weekly Reader Article: Level 2.1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Experts say that Antarctica is the coldest place on Earth.
They say that some of the coldest temperatures in the world have been noted in Antarctica.
The South Pole is found at the bottom of Earth.
www.eduplace.com /kids/hmr05/wklyrdr/gr2/gr2_bk1.html   (192 words)

  
 News in Science - Trip to the coldest, darkest place on Earth - 04/10/1999
The British Antarctic Survey has hosted a planning meeting for an international expedition to Lake Vostok, a vast subterranean lake in Antarctica thought to have existed in a state of isolation for millions of years.
The cryobot would melt its way through the ice cover then deploy a hydrobot, a self-propelled underwater vehicle, that would analyze the chemical composition of the ice and water in a search for signs of life.
Lake Vostok is one of the largest freshwater bodies in the world lying beneath the 4 km thick ice sheet of Eastern Antarctica in the vicinity of the Russian Vostok Station which once recorded the lowest temperature on earth (-88 C).
www.abc.net.au /science/news/stories/s56791.htm   (446 words)

  
 NASA Spacecraft Detects Volcanic Activity In Antarctica
This image of the lava lake at the summit of Mt Erebus, Antarctica, obtained by the Hyperion instrument onboard NASA's Earth Observing-1 spacecraft on May 7, 2004, shows the output from the Autonomous Sciencecraft Experiment volcanic thermal detector (hot pixels are red and yellow in the main and inset images).
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is also home to volcanic fire.
The Space Technology 6 Autonomous Sciencecraft Experiment, recently developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California and integrated on-board the Earth Observing-1 spacecraft at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland is being employed for volcano and other hazard monitoring activities.
www.spacedaily.com /news/antarctic-04d.html   (544 words)

  
 Coldest temperature achieved on Earth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The lowest natural temperature ever recorded on Earth was -89.2 °C recorded in 1983 at the Russian Vostok Station in Antarctica.
Moving away from the Earth, the coldest temperature found in nature is the Boomerang Nebula, at about one kelvin, which is cooler than the cosmic microwave background radiation.
In 1904 Dutch scientist Kamerlingh Onnes created a special lab in Leiden with the aim of producing liquid helium.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coldest_temperature_achieved_on_Earth   (435 words)

  
 Climate of Antarctica - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The climate of Antarctica is the coldest on earth, with the lowest temperature ever recorded on earth being -89.6  °C (-129 °F) at Vostok Station.
The lowest temperature ever recorded in nature on Earth was -89.4°C (-129°F) recorded on Thursday, July 21, 1983 at Vostok Station.
The highest temperature ever recorded in Antarctica was 14.6°C (58.3°F) in two places, Hope Bay and Vanda Station, on January 5, 1974.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Climate_of_Antarctica   (1398 words)

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