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Unformatted text preview: ntermediate between water
and air FIGURE 2.1 The five spheres of the Earth System and their interrelationships Eastwind Lake, Ellsemere Island – example of all spheres Atmosphere
between the sun and the earth
VITAL regulator of SOLAR RADIATION
important medium in the redistribution of heat
across the earth surface
across the earth’s surface MARS
MARS The Curiosity rover hit the top of the
Martian atmosphere at 21,000 kph. It was
slowly lowered by cables inside a massive
crater in the final few seconds. http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/08/05/mission-tomars-nasa-rover-readies-for-7-minutes-of-terrorplummet-through-atmosphere/ Principal
Principal Motions - Distribution of Solar
► Revolution in
in orbit around the sun
► Rotation on
on its axis
► Period of revolution 1...
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