Explore Myths about Earth
Thousands of years ago, Geb was worshipped in lower Egypt as the earth god. Geb was depicted ...Read more
Coatlicue, whose name means "Serpent Skirt," was the Earth goddess of life and death in the ...Read more
Gaea, or Mother Earth, was the great goddess of the early Greeks. She represented the Earth ...Read more
Hou Ji was originally a Chinese hero of royal descent. His ancestor was Huang Di. Tang, the ...Read more
Incas of ancient Peru believed that Pachamama personified the Earth. Incas ruled Peru from ...Read more
The Maya believed the Earth was flat with four corners. Each corner represented a cardinal ...Read more
According to the Maori people of New Zealand, Rangi was the Sky Father and his wife was the ...Read more
Midgard is the realm where humans live, the Earth. It was created when the god Odin and his ...Read more
Enlil was the Sumerian god of Earth and air. Sumerians were living more than three thousand ...Read more
Explore myths related to phenomena on Earth like storms, wind, rainbows, and more. ...Read more
Did you know?
Did you know that the Maya believed that the Earth was flat, and that there was a jaguar called a bacab
in each corner that supported the sky?
Did you know that Thor was the Norse god of thunder, and that he produced thunder with his hammer, Mjolnir?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
Do you know what this word or phrase means?
xDip-slip fault : Dip-slip faults are inclined fractures where the blocks have mostly shifted vertically. If the rock mass above an inclined fault moves down, the fault is termed normal, whereas if the rock above the fault moves up, the fault is termed reverse.
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In the spring of 2010, the eruption of a volcano called Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland cancelled many flights in Europe. Eyjafjallajökull is a glaciovolcano, which means it's a volcano that is covered by...Read more