Explore Myths about Earth
Geb was worshipped in lower Egypt as the Earth god. He was depicted as a bearded man with a ...Read more
Coatlicue, whose name means "Serpent Skirt," was the Earth goddess of the Aztecs. Aztecs were ...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 was the Earth goddess. Pachamama and her husband ...Read more
The Maya believed the Earth was flat with four corners. Each corner was a direction shown by ...Read more
The Maori people of New Zealand believe that at the beginning of time the sky was so in love ...Read more
In Norse mythology, Midgard is the Earth. It was created when the supreme 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 Thor
was the Norse god of thunder, and that he produced thunder with his hammer, Mjolnir?
Did you know that the Yoruba god of the sea, Olokun, lives in a palace under the sea, with human and fish attendants?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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xChinook : A dry down-slope wind which occurs on the downwind side of a mountain range. It is a rain shadow wind which results from the subsequent (adiabatic) warming of air which has dropped most of its moisture on windward slopes.
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Without meaning to, airplanes can cause certain types of clouds to produce snow or rain. When the aircraft climb or descend through mid-level clouds, if the atmospheric conditions are right then the planes...Read more