Planet Earth Infographics
FACTS ABOUT EARTH – Our Home Planet
MILLIONS OF CREATURE ARE UNDISCOVERED
According to the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), humans have only discovered about 242,500 underwater creatures. Every year 2,000 new species are included in the register. and it is expected that 700,000 to 1 million species are residing in the ocean.
20 MILLION TONS OF GOLD
At the bottom of the oceans, there can be 20 million tons of gold. The reason that nobody’s attempted to get the gold because you will get only a gram of gold in a hundred million tons of seawater.
MOST OF THE SPECIES HAVE BECOME EXTINCT
According to new estimates, there were 8.7 million species of life ever lived on Earth, in which 99 per cent of the species have now become extinct.
DEEP OCEANS REMAIN IN THE DARK
The sunlight does not reach more than 665 feet or 0.2 km inside the sea and oceans. So the rest of the deep oceans and sea is in permanently dark.
MAGNETIC FLIP FLOP
Researches have shown that 780,000 years ago, the Earth’s magnetic field was flipped and it remains constant ever since. Since the 19th century, the northern magnetic pole has shifted about 685 miles. indicating it will reverse again.