Fun Fact Friday

Ahh…the end of a strangely interrupted week. Sorry July 4th, no offense!

I love to have fun or just not use my brain so hard once in a while. We all need to relax, and so many of us need to learn how to chill.

So for Friday’s, we are going to do random, fun and easy facts. No brain required!!

If you have any topics or facts to share or you would like to see, send me a message.

Ocean Facts

  • 94% of life on Earth is aquatic.

  • The longest coastline in the US is in Alaska approximately 33,904 miles.

  • 50% of the US (in terms of legal justifications) lies below the ocean.

  • Humans have a better understanding of Mars than the floor of the ocean.

  • There are many underwater lakes, waterfalls and upside-down lakes beneath the surface from vacation beaches.

  • 1 milliliter of ocean water contains 1 million viruses and 10 million bacteria.

  • Indiana is landlocked but known for its sand dunes, Indiana Dunes National Seashore.

  • 22 states in the USA offer optional clothing beaches.

  • Jones Beach, South Long Island New York, is the most visited beach on the East Coast. 6-8 million visitors annually.

  • Largest ocean is the Pacific covering 30% of the Earth’s surface.

  • 70% of the oxygen we breathe is produced by our oceans.

  • The world’s largest living creature is the Great Barrier Reef at 2,600 km. It can be seen from the Moon!

  • The longest mountain range in the world is the Mid-Oceanic Ridge stretching 56,000 km along the center of the ocean basins.

  • Plastic straws and utensils are not recyclable and many time end up in our oceans.

  • 12 people have stepped foot on the moon.  Only 3 people have ever been to the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the ocean. ( 7 miles deep)

Until next time. You are Not alone — J

Sources:

NOAA.com

Mother earth news.com

Wikipedia.com

Tripsavvy.com

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