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Florida has more tornados per square mile than any other state.
For every gallon of sea water, you get more than a quarter pound of salt.
In one day, a full grown redwood tree expels more than 2 tons of water through its leaves.
In ten minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world's nuclear weapons combined!
It is possible to see a rainbow at night!
It snows more in the Grand Canyon than it does in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
It takes 492 seconds for sunlight to reach the Earth!
It takes a drop of ocean water more than 1,000 years to circulate around the world.
Lightning strikes about 6,000 times per minute on this planet!
Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women!
Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women.
More than 20 million meteoroids enter Earth's atmosphere every day.
Oak trees are struck by lightning more than any other tree.
Oak trees can live 200 or more years.
Seaweed can grow up to 12 inches per day!
The Amazon rainforest produces more than 20% the world's oxygen supply.
The average ice berg weighs 20,000,000 tons!
The banana tree cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man.
The Niagara Falls moves upstream at an average rate of about 295ft a century!
The Saguaro Cactus, found in South-western United States does NOT grow branches until it is 75 years old.
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