Category: Earth

Iceberg | Amazing Facts

30 Amazing Facts About Iceberg | Amazing Facts 4U The word iceberg comes from the Dutch term ijsberg which means “ice mountain”. Icebergs are edges of glaciers that have broken …

Alaska | Amazing

60 Amazing and Interesting Facts about Alaska | Amazing Facts 4U  Fact is nearly one-third of Alaska lies within the Arctic Circle. Europeans first discovered Alaska in 1741, when Danish explorer …

Desert | Amazing

50 Amazing and Interesting Facts about Desert | Amazing Facts 4U  The word ‘Sahara’ means ‘desert’ in Arabic, so the Sahara Desert just means ‘desert desert’. There are a number …

Earthworm | Amazing

25 Amazing and Interesting Facts about Earthworms | Amazing Facts 4U  Fossilized worms, similar to earthworms, have been found in rocks laid down 600 million years ago. Earthworms exist in …

Hurricane | Amazing

50 Amazing and Interesting Facts about Hurricane | Amazing Facts 4U  The word “hurricane” comes from Hurican, a name for the god of evil on some islands in the Caribbean. The …

Tsunami | Amazing

35 Amazing and Interesting Facts about Tsunami | Amazing Facts 4U  A tsunami is usually caused by an earthquake but can also be caused by a volcanic eruption, landslide, rapid …

Earthquake | Amazing

60 Amazing and Interesting Facts about Earthquakes | Amazing Facts 4U  Earthquakes kill approximately 8,000 people each year and have caused an estimated 13 million deaths in the past 4,000 …