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IN SPACE - JULY 10: In this handout image provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), NASA space shuttle Atlantis in Earth orbit just before docking for the last time with the International Space Station July 10, 2011 in space. Atlantis has embarked on a 12-day mission to the International Space Station where it will deliver the Raffaello multi-purpose logistics module packed with supplies and spare parts. This will be the final launch of the space shuttle program, which began on April 12, 1981 with the launch of Colombia. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Everyday we should take a few moments to celebrate our beautiful home planet. From the lush rainforests to the dry deserts, there are so many treasures that Earth holds.

Dig into this big, beautiful planet of ours.

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Do you know these facts about Planet Earth?

  1. The Grand Canyon is 277 miles long.
  2. Ten percent of land area on Earth is covered with glacial ice.
  3. ?Fifty percent of plants and animals on the Earth live in the rainforest.
  4. Angel Falls in Venezuela is the highest waterfall in the world.
  5. Deserts make up 33 percent of the land’s surface area.
Kaitlyn Winey About the author:
Kaitlyn Winey is an associate videographer/editor for Rare. Follow her on Twitter @TheWineyWrapUp.
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