Friday, November 19, 2010
Little Known Geographic Facts
San Francisco - Melbourne
San Francisco and Melbourne, Australia are both known for mild and fast-changing climates, and they areidentical distances from the Equator.
France is about 30% larger than the state of California.
About 90% of the world’s population lives in the Northern Hemisphere.
Florida - Hudson Bay
Scientists recently discovered that Florida and Hudson Bay in Canada are getting about 1 inch closer every 36 years.
Mexico City is sinking at a rate of 6 to 8 inches a year because it's built on top of an underground reservoir.
Brazil has 13 cities with over one million residents.