Actual Facts

Actual Facts

 

 1. The Pacific Ocean covers 68,634,000 square miles.

2. The Atlantic Ocean covers 41,340,000 square miles.

3. The Indian Ocean covers 29,321,000 square miles.

4. The Lakes & Rivers cover 1,000,000 square miles.

5. The Hills & Mountains cover 1,910,000 square miles.

6. The Deserts cover 14,000,000 square miles.

7. Mt. Everest is 29,141 feet high.

8. Sound travels at the rate of 1,120 feet per second.

9. Light travels at the speed of 186,000 miles per second.

10. The Earth is 93,000,000 miles from the sun.

11. 1,760 yards equals one mile & 5,280 feet equals one mile.

12. The Arctic Ocean covers 390,000 square miles.

13. There are 12 trillion, 478 billion, 118 million, 400 thousand inches on the planet earth.

 

Quiz Time

QUIZ

 

1. How are the measurements obtained for the oceans?
2. How deep is each ocean?
3. Why are the seven seas not mentioned in this lesson?

4. How fast does light travel?

5. What is the speed of sound?

6. How far is Earth from the sun? What other lesson gives us the Earth’s distance from the sun?

7. Is Mt. Everest the highest peak on Earth?

8. How many feet equal one yard?