Planet Earth

The "Earth" is the fifth largest planet in this system and the third planet from the Star called the "Sun". The "Earth" has a mass of six sextillion, 588 quintillion short tons.
Using the parameters of an ellipsoid, the length of the equator is 24,901.55 miles. The length of the meridian, running north and south, is 24,859.82 miles and the equatorial diameter is 7,926.41 miles.

Therefore the area of this referenced ellipsoid is approximately 196,938,800 square miles. The Earth's "Atmosphere" is a blanket of gas composed of "Nitrogen", "Oxygen" and "Argon" in amounts equal to about 78%, 21% and 1% by volume.

Also present in very minute quantities are the gases of "Carbon Dioxide", "Hydrogen", "Neon", "Helium", "Krypton" and "Xenon". This "Atmosphere" or blanket of gases rests on the Earth's surface with the weight equivalent to a layer of water 34 feet deep.

For about the first 300,000 feet or 56.8 miles upward the gases remain in the proportions stated above. The outstanding feature of the Earth as a planet is the presence of liquid water. Water is vital not only for the biosphere but also for the geologic processes of erosion, transport, and deposition that shape the Earth's surface.

Yet, if the Earth were closer to the Sun, the water would be vaporized; if farther away, it would turn to ice.
Two-thirds of the terrestrial surface is covered by oceans.

It was long thought that the continents, constituting the remaining one-third of the surface, had been fixed in position throughout the Earth's history.
Gradually some Earth scientists dared to suggest that there had been major continental displacements, and finally, during the 1960s, investigators developed the full picture of seafloor spreading and plate tectonics. The continents, though constantly in motion, are in fact the oldest portions of the Earth's surface, for the seafloor was created at ridges and consumed at trenches on a geologically short time scale.

Other planets, notably Mars and Venus, have surface features that suggest some elements of plate tectonics, but none is known to be undergoing the constant rejuvenation of the surface, as is the Earth.

The Oceans of the Earth are in a state of rejuvenation by being re-circulated within the molten magma of the Earth at the deepest parts of the Ocean floor.
Water is taken in at tremendous pressures (3,500 p.s.i.) through openings in the Earth's crust. It is then re-boiled and discharged through naturally formed tubes known as
"Black Smokers".
The rejuvenated water is discharged at a higher pressure and temperature than the Ocean floor. The deepest research dive has been to 35,810 feet {6.7 miles} in the Marianas Trench in the Pacific Ocean where the pressures reached over 15,500 p.s.i.. Some "Black Smokers" or vents have been found and harvested at over 7,900 ft. at pressures exceeding 3,400 p.s.i..
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I Challenge all Men who have taken their "wealth" and "Power" from the resources of the "Earth" that before your heart stops beating and you draw your last breath that you give back to the "Earth" 20% in the form of clean water restoration projects and the planting of trees in the public domain  and the clean up of the contaminated areas you helped to create - to help off set the resources you have taken away. Please listen to the voice of children who desire to have a future. >


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