In 1932 James Markham obtained the 1st patent issued for a tree. The patent was for a peach tree.
Antarctica is the highest, driest, and coldest continent on Earth.
Lake Bosumtwi in Ghana formed in a hollow made by a meteorite.
The coldest seas are found near the poles such as the Greenland, Barents, Beaufort, Kara, Laptev & East Siberian Seas found near the north pole & Weddell & Ross Seas found in the south poles. The Baltic Sea is also considered one of the coldest seas.
Rainforests are critical in maintaining the Earth's limited supply of drinking and fresh water.
Trees improve water quality by slowing and filtering rain water as well as protecting aquifers and watersheds.
The Antarctic ice sheet is 3-4 km thick, covers 13 million sq km and has temperatures as low as -70 degrees centigrade.
About 540 volcanoes on land are known. No one knows how many undersea volcanoes have erupted through history.
The Sahara Desert in northern Africa is more than 23 times the size of southern California's Mojave Desert.
Each tassel on a corn plant releases as many as 5 million grains of pollen.