What exists 1,000 km (621.37 mi) over our heads? How about 6,000 km (3,728 mi) below our feet? Get to know the layers that make up the Earth
The Earth is a mid-sized planet within a star system with regular proportions. Compared to other bodies around the universe, we are small. Even so, there’s much to learn around here. From surface to core, our planet exceeds 6,000 km (3,728 mi); and our atmosphere reaches around 1,000 km (621.37 mi). Learn about the layers that make up the Earth.
Content published in January 21, 2019