Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 8th Standard
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Find Out the Velocity of the Earth’S Rotation in Km/ Hour. - Geography

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Find out the velocity of the earth’s rotation in km/ hour.

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Solution

Earth’s circumference = 40,075 km

Time taken for earth to complete one rotation = 24 hours

Thus, velocity of the earth’s rotation in km/ hour = 1669.79 km/hour.

Concept: Introduction to Local Time and Standard Time
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Balbharati Geography 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 1 Local Time and Standard Time
Activity | Q 2 | Page 8
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