The Earth’s Atmosphere

The Earth’s Atmosphere The Earth’s atmosphere is a blanket of gases that surrounds the planet and is retained by the Earth’s gravity. It is most commonly referred to as air, extending to about 10000km from the Earth surface. The atmosphere is a mixture of several gases, the major gases of Read more…

The Major Branches of Geoscience

The Major Branches of Geoscience Geoscience or otherwise known as Earth science encompasses all studies which attempts to explain processes and phenomena that takes place within the Earth and its major compositions (i.e oceans, atmosphere, rocks, glaciers e.t.c) including their origin and nature. It as well studies the relationship between Read more…

All about Igneous Rocks

All About Igneous Rocks

Here in this article, we’d help give you almost all you need to know about igneous rocks. Igneous Rocks Definition Igneous rocks are rocks formed from the cooling of molten magma. If one visits the island of Hawaii, one might observe red hot lava flowing over the land which cools Read more…

How does Rock Cycle work?

Rock Cycle The Earth changes because of its internal and external heat engines. If the Earth’s engine stopped working and tectonic forces stopped operating, the external engine plus gravity would have levelled the continents to sea level long ago. Resulting sediments would have been deposited on the seafloor. Solid Earth Read more…

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