10 Amazing Facts About Planet Earth



It Is The Only Planet Not Named After A God

At least in the solar system that is. All the other planets that orbit our son are named after Roman gods and goddesses, even those that were discovered after the fall of ancient Rome such as Neptune and Uranus.

There’s Very Little Fresh Water

Out of all the water on the planet’s surface, just 3% of it is actually fresh water that can be drunk while the other 97% is actually salt water. Of the small amount that is fresh, two thirds of it is actually frozen as ice and glaciers at the poles.