A bleak outcropping of rock on Earth's icy south polar continent. Due to various factors,
including the presence of life, Earth displays a greater range of
environmental conditions than any other known world.
The largest of the terrestrial planets, and the only planet in the universe known to harbour
You are here. The unique Earth, home to more than 6,000,000,000 individual humans and literally countless other
species of animals and plants. Nothing else like it is known anywhere in the universe.
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Surface map courtesy Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Copyright © California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA. All rights reserved.