Tribute to uniqueness & diversity: Let's know special facts about our mother earth on World Earth Day

News Bharati    22-Apr-2019



New Delhi, Apr 22: Earth is our home, our hope and everything for us. Today is a day to celebrate and remember the sacrifices of our mother Earth. Yes….today is World Earth Day!

As a world is celebrating Earth Day today, Google marked the way with an illustrated doodle that discovers different organizations and their earthly superlative. Today’s Google doodle is dedicated to Mother Earth.

Every year the world celebrates World Earth Day on April, 22, it is a celebration of earth’s uniqueness and diversity.

The doodle features six organisms which have unique qualities or earthly superlatives, such as being the tallest, smallest, oldest, and so on.

World Earth Day 2019 Google Doodle slideshow features the wandering albatross, coastal redwood, paedophryne amauensis, Amazon water lily, coelacanth, and deep cave springtail.

Google's Earth Day 2019 doodle creator Kevin Laughlin expressed, “The last thing I wanted to do was feature animals based on their cuteness or how they might appeal in some way to my mammalian sensibilities. We tried to focus on having a good range of organisms from around the globe”.

Let’s more special facts about our mother Earth -

Longest River- The Nile, Africa, 4,180 miles

Shortest River- The Roe, Montana, the US, 200 feet long

Largest River- The Amazon, South America, the basin of 2,500,000 square miles

Largest Sea - The Mediterranean Sea, 1,144,800 square miles

Largest Ocean - the Pacific Ocean, 60,060,700 square miles

Deepest Ocean - the Pacific Ocean, average depth 13,215 feet

Smallest Ocean - the Arctic Ocean, 5,427,000 square miles

Largest Lake - the Caspian Sea, 152,239 square miles

Largest Freshwater Lake - Lake Superior, US-Canada, 31,820 square miles

Highest Lake- Titicaca in Peru, 12,500 feet above sea level

Lowest Lake - The Dead Sea, Israel-Jordan, the surface of water 1,349 feet below sea level

Larget Lagoon - Lagoa dos Patos, Brazil, 150 miles long, 4,500 square miles

Largest Waterfall - Angel Falls, Venezuela, 3,212 feet high

Deepest Underwater Trench - Marina Trench, 200 miles southwest of Guam in the Pacific Ocean,36,198 feet below the ocean surface

Highest Mountain- Mount Everest, Himalayan Mountains, Nepal-Tibet, 29,035 feet above sea level

The lowest mountain range - Buena Bhaile.

Longest Mountain Range- The Andes of South America, 5,000 miles

Lowest Point on land - The Dead Sea, Israel-Jordan, water surface 1,349 feet below sea level