About the great glaciations
By: Douglas Black
The surface of the earth is approximately equal to 510, 100, 000 km2, which at present time over seventy percent of the total exterior is mainly water. Most of the bulk of the earth's water is in the form of water; however there is still...
Defining fjords
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
Spectacular, breath-taking and impressive, from a visual point of view Fjords can almost be defined as traditional landmarks depicting the great Norwegian country. Their stunning beauty has been a very well known touristic attraction for the many travelers that gather yearly to the four major...
Benefits of a solar water heater
By: Douglas Black
The world around us is plagued by increasing pollution and over energy consumption, so it makes perfect sense to find a cleaner and better resource. Solar energy has been determined to be one of the most abundant and cleanest energy resources available to man today...
Longest rivers on earth
By: Monique Nelson
Longest Rivers on EarthThe 5 longest rivers on Earth are the Nile, the Amazon, the Yangtze, the Missouri and the Yenisei Rivers, respectively.Of the most famous, Africa's Nile River is also the longest, totaling an amazing 6,650 kilometers. The major tributaries are the...
Deepest lakes on Earth
By: Monique Nelson
Deepest Lakes in the WorldThe Earth's surface is riddled with water bodies of various shapes, sizes and, of course, depths. Moreover, the water varies between salt water and freshwater, and the bodies range from oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, streams and ponds. Some of the most...
The tallest waterfalls in the world
By: Effie Moore Salem
Angel Falls in the Guayana Highlands are the tallest water fall in the world. Most of these, being long and flimsy in appearance, amount to nothing more than giant streams of water falling over a higher place. Some falls are unpretentious and appear to water...
Causes of the December 2004 Tsunami
By: Sandra Petersen
Christmas 2004 was a time people around the world were not soon to forget. By the time December 26th was over, a tsunami would pound the coasts of eight nations, destroying homes and businesses and killing 157,577 people. An additional 26,763 were missing...
History and basic facts about the Niagara Falls
By: Sara R. Bradley
Niagara Falls is a beautiful, natural wonder. Niagara Falls actually contains two separate falls, the American Falls and the Horseshoe Falls. The Horseshoe Falls are located on the Canadian side and are the most photographed of the two falls. The American Falls are located on...
Longest rivers on earth
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
Determining the longest rivers of the world can prove challenging as the primary river's sources needs to be identified and their many tributaries need to be considered.Many times, river sources are simply temporary seasonal streams or some of the river's tributaries are dry. This...
Benefits of a solar water heater
By: Effie Moore Salem
Solar water heaters save money because the fuel source, the sun, cost nothing. It is the means of storing the energy from the sun that is expensive. Although there still will be need for some other back up heat source such as electricity or gas...

 

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