Amazing Facts of World & EarthEarth is the only planet on which water can exist in liquid form on thesurface.•Antarctica is the highest, driest, and coldest continent on Earth.•The dormant volcano Mauna Kea (on the Big Island of Hawaii) could beconsidered the tallest mountain in the world. If you measure it from itsbase in the Hawaiian Trough (3,300 fathoms deep) to its summit of 13,796feet, it reaches a height of 33,476 feet.•Earth is referred to as the BLUE PLANET. WHY? Because from space, theoceans combined with our atmosphere make our planet look blue.•The world’s deadliest recorded earthquake occurred in 1557 in centralChina, more than 830,000 people were killed.•The World’s largest hot desert is the Sahara in North Africa, at over9,000,000 km², it is almost as large as the United States.•Earth travels through space at 66,700 miles per hour.•Mount Everest 8850 meter (29035 ft) Nepal/China is the tallest mountain.•The sunrays reached at the earth in 8 minutes & 3 seconds.•Only 11 percent of the earth's surface is used to grow food.•The coldest temperature ever measured on Earth was -129 Fahrenheit (-89Celsius) at Vostok, Antarctica, on July 21, 1983.•About 70% of the world’s fresh water is stored as glacial ice.•Only 3% water of the earth is fresh, rest 97% salted. Of that 3%, over 2%is frozen in ice sheets and glaciers. Means less than 1% fresh water isfound in lakes, rivers and underground.•The warmest sea in the world is the Red Sea, where temperatures rangefrom 68 degrees to 87.8 degrees F depending upon which part youmeasure.•The hottest planet in the solar system is Venus, with an estimated surfacetemperature of 864 F (462 C).•Angel Falls in Venezuela is the worlds highest waterfall, The water of Fallsdrops 3,212 feet (979 meters).