How many lakes are there in Finland?

How many lakes are there in Finland?

There are 187,888 lakes in Finland larger than 5 ares (500 square metres). Most are small, but there are 309 lakes or reservoirs larger than 10 km². They are listed here along with some smaller noteworthy lakes.

Can frogs throw up?

It was discovered on a space mission that a frog can throw up. The frog throws up its stomach first, so the stomach is dangling out of its mouth. Then the frog uses its forearms to dig out all of the stomach’s contents and then swallows the stomach back down.

How many miles is it from Earth to Neptune?

When Neptune and Earth line up on the same side of the sun, at their closest, they are only 2.7 billion miles (4.3 billon kilometers) apart. But when the planets are on opposite sides of the sun, they can put as many as 2.9 billion miles (4.7 billion km) between them.

Do penguins have tongues?

Penguins have very specialised tongues that are rarely seen since they don’t extend out of the beak. Penguins tongues are covered with lots of little spiky spines that all point backward into the throat so that when a penguin catches a fish it is gripped by the spines and cannot escape.

Which planet was named after the Roman god of war?

Mars is named after the Roman god of war. The planet got its name from the fact that it is the color of blood. Other civilizations also named the planets for its red color. Jupiter was the Roman king of the gods.

How many miles is a nautical knot?

It is slightly more than a statute (land measured) mile (1 nautical mile = 1.1508 statute miles ). Nautical miles are used for charting and navigating. A knot is one nautical mile per hour (1 knot = 1.15 miles per hour ).

How many footballs can you fit in the Grand Canyon?

Approximately 900 trillion footballs can fit inside the Grand Canyon.

What inspired the first pair of Nike shoes?

Bill Bowerman was a track and field coach in the 1950s who didn’t like how running shoes were made. He first created the Cortez shoe, but still wanted to make a shoe even lighter that could be worn on various surfaces. During a waffle breakfast with his wife in 1970, the idea came to him of using the waffle texture on the sole of running shoes. The waffle sole shoe made their appearance in the 1972 U.S. Olympic track and field trials in Eugene.