The possibility that the Earth's equator is an ellipse rather than a circle and
therefore that the ellipsoid is triaxial has ...
Earth's shape also changes over time due to a menagerie of other dynamic
factors. Mass shifts around inside the planet, altering those gravitational
Apr 1, 2011 ... Markedly different from a simple sphere or ellipsoid, the geoid is the
mathematically 'true' shape of Earth. It represents a motionless global ...
In a first approximation: Yes. If you look closer: No. It is more of a sphere with a
bulge at the equator. Additionally the moon has an impact on the ocean l...
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Jun 24, 2013 ... The gravitional map is represented with (color) in the video....the shape is from
geological data....it is exagerated on the film but still earth is not ...
But the shape of the earth also tells us something about the planet's interior and
about the processes that have shaped the earth. ➢ As measurement accuracy ...
Mar 2, 2009 ... How well does a sphere describe the Earth's shape? The Earth's polar diameter
is about 43 kilometers shorter than its equatorial diameter, ...
Learn all about the size of the earth, the shape of the earth, and how its size and
shape are measured in the science known as geodesy, from the About.com ...
Because the Earth is a sphere, the surface gets much more intense sunlight,
hence heat, at the equator than at the poles. On the equinox, the Sun passes ...
The shape of the Geode, as it is called, is nearly a perfect sphere, but because
the earth is spinning, it is about 21.5 kilometers flatter at the poles, and bulged-