Geography Facts

Is the Earth getting warmer?

You often hear about rising temperatures on Earth. But is there a scientific basis for that? And what would be the consequences of global warming? There is no doubt that the Earth is getting warmer. The Cl...
Weather and climate have totally different meanings. So what is the difference?

What’s the difference between Weather and Climate?

Weather is the specific day-to-day conditions of the atmosphere at a particular place and time. It describes the state of the atmosphere with regard to meteorological conditions (variables) such as; wind (s...

Why do we have seasons?

Why do we have different seasons on the northern and southern hemisphere, and what is the explanation for why we have seasons? Distance to the Sun does not determine seasons. Seasons change is connected with ...
The highest nountain of the world?

The highest mountain in the world

The world's highest mountain has cost over 288 people's lives in their efforts to climb it over eight kilometers of high mountain. The accurate definition of the...
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The tallest building in the world

Burj al Khalifa: The tallest building in the world.   The world's tallest building raises over 800 meters in the air, but can be  overtaken soon. When the Empire...
daylight savings time-DST

Daylight savings time-DST-2014

What is Daylight Savings Time Originally introduced in 1784 by Benjamin Franklin, DST (Daylight Savings Time) is the time change that occurs in the Spring and Fall. In the Spring clocks are set one hour ahead,...

Why are some clouds dark in appearance?

A cloud is a visible mass of water (tiny water droplets and/or ice crystals) suspended in the atmosphere at a considerable altitude. Clouds are usually white in appearance whereas others can appear grayish an...
Mariana trench location

How deep is the Ocean?

The world's deepest point in the oceans is the Challenger Deep which is found within the Marianas Trench. The Marianas Trench is a depression (deep cracks) in the floor of the western Pacific Ocean. Marianas ...

What is the difference between an ocean and a sea?

Ocean and sea are two words that are used frequently and interchangeably (in writing and conversation) to mean the same thing: a continuous mass of seawater on the earth's surface. However, strictly speaking,...