Category Archives: geography

Bird of Paradise’s home

Bird of Paradise:
Papua New Guinea is
its home nesting ground.

(submitted by Arlene)

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How much of the Earth is covered by oceans?

Seventy percent
of Earth’s surface area
is ocean water.

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Land below sea level

Thirty-three countries
on Earth have some land that is
below sea level.

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Tallest mountain on Earth (base to summit)

Mauna Kea is
Earth’s tallest mountain, measured
from base to summit.

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Tallest mountain on Earth (above sea level)

Mt. Everest is
the tallest mountain on Earth
above sea level.

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World’s tallest waterfall

Venezuela has
the tallest waterfall in
the world: Angel Falls.

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How much water is ocean water?

Oceans hold about
97% of
the water on Earth.

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