Million Square Kilometers

Some articles on square, squares, million, million square kilometers, square kilometers:

Square - Graphs
... The K4 complete graph is often drawn as a square with all 6 edges connected ... This graph also represents an orthographic projection of the 4 vertices and 6 edges of the regular 3-simplex (tetrahedron) ...
Rhombicuboctahedron - Geometric Relations
... prism with regular faces and two additional polyhedra called square cupolae, which count among the Johnson solids it is thus an elongated square orthobicupola ... These pieces can be reassembled to give a new solid called the elongated square gyrobicupola or pseudorhombicuboctahedron, with the symmetry of a square antiprism ... with one triangle and three squares meeting at each, but are not all identical with respect to the entire polyhedron, since some are closer to the symmetry axis ...
1 E+13 M²
... To help compare sizes of different areas, here is a list of areas between 10 million km2 and 100 million km2 ... Areas smaller than 10 million square kilometers 10 million km2 is equal to 1 E+13 m² 3,860,000 square miles ... A square of this area has a side length of 3,160 km ...
Habitat Destruction - Ecosystems
... From the approximately 16 million square kilometers of tropical rainforest habitat that originally existed worldwide, less than 9 million square kilometers remain today ... The current rate of deforestation is 160,000 square kilometers per year, which equates to a loss of approximately 1% of original forest habitat each year ... But included in that 10-20% of land is the approximately 9 million square kilometers of seasonally dry-lands that humans have converted to deserts through the process of desertification ...
Climate Change In The Arctic - Modelling, History, and Predictions of Sea Ice
... decline ever in Arctic sea ice minimum extent, more than a million square kilometers ... A few days later, as August ended, the sea ice extent was below 4 million square kilometers for the very first time on record ... It continued to fall, going below 3 and half million square kilometers by mid September, over 600,000 square kilometers lower than the 2007 record low ...

Famous quotes containing the words kilometers, million and/or square:

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