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In which direction does the earth rotate on its axis?

The Direction of the rotation of the earth around its axis is from west to east. It can be said that the Earth turns from left to right, meaning that, if you look at the Earth so that you can see America, Africa and Europe, then the world rotates so that America (on the left) moves towards Europe and... readmore

March 17, 2011 | Shero Naqvi | No Comments | 820 views

What are the examples of a fold mountain?

The Andes, Rockies, Himalayas and Alps are examples of fold mountain. Fold mountains are  formed due to the effects of folding on layers within the upper part of the Earth’s crust. Fold mountains are usually formed from sedimentary rocks and are usually found along the edges of continents. This... readmore

March 14, 2011 | Afifa Gillani | 2 Comments | 93 views

Isthmus Definition And List of Famous Isthmus in The World

A narrow strip of land surrounded almost entirely by water and connecting two large bodies of land is called Isthmus. Isthmus View  Read More →

March 3, 2011 | Khadija Afzal | 1 Comment | 573 views

Panama: The Biggest Isthmus in The World

The Panama is the biggest Isthmus in the world and it is a small piece of land making a connection between North and South America. The Panama Isthmus streams between Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean. The total area of this biggest isthmus is 75,517 km2. There are some amazing facts about the Panama Isthmus... readmore

| Mohsin Ali | No Comments | 968 views

Doldrums Definition

A belt of calm and light variable winds near the Equator is called Doldrums. It is also known as low pressure zone, where winds disappear for number of days or weeks. This is a strange phenomenon that occurs near equator and this phenomenon is either calm & peaceful or stormy. The Doldrums affect... readmore

| Khadija Afzal | No Comments | 873 views

What is Latitude And Longitude? Difference Between Latitude And Longitude

Latitudes are the lines which are drawn parallel to the equator. Curves of constant latitude on the Earth (running east-west) are referred to as lines of latitude. These lines are used to pin point the exact location of some place on the earth and to know about the time zone of these parts on the globe.  Read More →

| Khadija Afzal | No Comments | 433 views

Equator: The Greatest Circle Around the Earth

Equator is the great circle on the Earth. Equator is an imaginary line on the Earth’s surface equidistant from the North Pole and South Pole that divides the Earth into a Northern Hemisphere and a Southern Hemisphere. Great Circle Earth Picture  Read More →

| Shero Naqvi | No Comments | 982 views

Closest Planet To The Sun

Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun. The distance of Mercury from the sun is 0.387 astronomical units. Being the nearest planet to the sun, Mercury receives a lots of sun heat therefore its temperature is high. There are four terrestrial planets in the solar system and Mercury is one of them. Another... readmore

August 5, 2010 | Mohsin Ali | No Comments | 779 views

Jupiter: The Heaviest Planet of Solar System

Jupiter is the heaviest planet of the solar system and the weight of Jupiteris 85 earth pounds. Earth weighs 6,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (6E+24) kilograms. It is also the largest planet with biggest diameter of 143,000 km. The mass of Jupiter is 1.8981 x 1027 kg, volume is 1.43128 x 1015 km3,... readmore

| Mohsin Ali | No Comments | 486 views

The Planet Often Called the Morning Star of Solar System

Venus is called morning star of the solar system. It is closest to the earth and it is often called earth’s twin because of its same size as earth. Mercury is the closest planet to the sun and it is also one of the hottest planet in the solar system.  Read More →

| Mohsin Ali | No Comments | 144 views
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