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  GIS Day World Fact Sheet



What is the Circumference of the Earth?           ~ 24,902 miles
What is the Deepest Ocean Trench? Marianas Trench (35,397 feet)
What is the highest point on earth? Mt. Everest (29,028 feet)
What is the driest inhabited place on earth? Aswan, Egypt (0.02 inches of rain/annual)
What is the wettest inhabited place on earth? Buenaventura, Columbia (266 inches of rain/annual)
What is the least populous country? Vatican City (1,000 people)
What is the most populous country? China (1,320,000,000 people)
What is the largest island? Greenland (800,000 square miles)
What percentage of the world's surface is water? 70%



Last Update: Tuesday, 20-Oct-2009 17:13:06 EDT
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