Explore Myths about Earth
Thousands of years ago, Geb was worshipped at the city of Heliopolis in lower Egypt as the ...Read more
Coatlicue, whose name means "Serpent Skirt," was the Earth goddess of life and death in the ...Read more
Gaea was the great deity of the early Greeks. She represented the Earth and was worshipped ...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 Earth was conceived by the Maya as 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 human beings live. Midgard, the Earth, was created from the flesh ...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 Egyptian hieroglyphics remained a mystery until around 1800? It wasn't until then that the Rosetta Stone
helped crack the code!
Did you know that, in Egyptian mythology, the sky goddess Nut married the Earth god Geb, and that the Sun god Re was angry, and so forced them to separate?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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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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Geologists have found evidence that sea ice extended to the equator 716.5 million years ago, bringing new precision to a "snowball Earth" event long suspected to have taken place around that time. Funded...Read more