Travel Brochure for Planet Earth
Welcome to planet Earth!
The Amazon rainforest is a giant, thick rainforest that is about 2.124 square miles worth of its trees and plants. It gets about nine feet of rain each year!
The Appalachian Mountains are a group of large mountains that span about 2,000 miles across America. The mountains are 6,683 feet tall.
The Mississippi River is a long river that runs for 2,320 miles across America. It is full o the 119 species of fish inside of it.
Natural Features of Earth
Opportunities: There is lots of recreation, including tubing and rafting. It is also a perfect place for boating and fishing.
Challenges: There are sometimes rare floods, and in some places there is pollution in the water.
Appalachian Mountains/Trail: Travel Tips: Stay warm, because the higher you go on the mountains, the colder it gets. Also, make plenty of stops because it is the longest "hiking only" trail in the world.
Opportunities: It is a great trail for hiking. It's also a very large tourist attraction.
Challenges: It is a hard place to build and farm.
Amazon Rainforest: Travel Tips: Stay clear of the many predators, including snakes and poison dart frogs. Stay clear of poisonous and dangerous plants.
Opportunities: There are plenty of wildlife. It it is a very large tourist attraction and lots of recreation (river cruises, canopy tours, hiking).
Challenges: There is some deforestation going on. Stay clear of predators (Cougar, Jaguar, Anaconda). Weather includes heavy rainfall that can lead to flooding.
Things You Should Bring
Appalachian Mountains/Trail: Hiking Gear, Ropes, Coat, Map of the Trail, Compass
Amazon Rainforest: Bug Spray and Animal Replants, Rain Jacket/Shelter from Rain, First Aid
How Is The Earth Split Into Regions?
There are 24 different time zones in the world. So, one place could be one time while the other place is hours away.
There are 7 different continents, North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia and Antarctica.
The world can be divided into 4 different hemispheres, Western hemisphere, Eastern hemisphere, Southern hemisphers, and Northern hemisphere.
A Few Other Places To Visit
Mount Rushmore is a mountain in South Dakota that has George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt, four U.S. presidents' faces carved into its side. It is very high in tourism.
Great Wall Of China
The Great Wall Of China is a giant wall that is 25 feet tall and 5,500 miles long that is located across China that was originally made to protect the Chinese Empire from Mongolians and other invaders. It was built over 2,000 years ago.
The Eiffel Tower is a large tower in France that is 986 feet tall. It was built for international exhibition of Paris commemorating the hundredth anniversary of The French Revolution.