How many miles thick is the Earth's atmosphere?

Answer The seven layers of the Earth's atmosphere--the troposphere, tropopause, stratosphere, stratopause, mesosphere, mesopause and thermosphere--combine for a total of 560 kilometers, or about 348 miles... Read More »

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What region extends six miles down into the Earth's crust and six miles up into the atmosphere?

No single reqion encompasses the area six miles above and six miles below the Earth's crust. Earth's outer-crust layer extends up to 51 miles below the planet's surface. The troposphere, a layer of... Read More »

How thick is the atmosphere of Saturn?

Saturn's atmosphere is composed of 96 percent hydrogen, 3 percent helium and 1 percent other gases. The low level of mass and gravity on Saturn means that its hydrogen, helium and methane atmospher... Read More »

How many baked beans would it take to cover earths surface?

ok i worked it out (rough estimate)radius of earth = 6378.l km (6,378,100 meters)surface area of earth = 4*pi*radius^2 = 5.109 *10^14 square meters2 beans = 1 square centimeterso, the number of bea... Read More »

How many nitrogen atoms make up the atmosphere?

The exact amount of nitrogen atoms in the Earth's atmosphere is far too large a number to count. Relative to the other gases in the atmosphere, nitrogen is the majority at around 78 percent. Nitoge... Read More »