The hottest places on Earth by Jennifer M. Besel

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Published by Capstone Press in Mankato, Minn .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementby Jennifer M. Besel
SeriesFirst facts. Extreme planet
LC ClassificationsQC981.8.C53 B475 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24487317M
ISBN 109781429639644
LC Control Number2009026039

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Entries listed in bold are Earth-wide extremes. – Warmest global year on record (since ) – Colors indicate temperature anomalies (NASA / NOAA; 20 January ).

^ Height above sea level is the usual choice of definition for elevation. The point farthest away from the centre of. To this day, it is often cited as the highest temperature recorded on Earth.

(Dallol, Ethiopia, has been dubbed as the hottest regularly inhabited place on Earth.)Author: Jennifer Leman. 16 of the Hottest Places on Earth. Shutterstock. Winter’s cold months often make people dream of warm retreats. Be careful what you wish for, and do your research before you book a trip, because you may end up in a sizzling hot environment.

Winter’s cold months often make people dream of warm retreats. But be careful what you wish for and do your research before you book a trip, because you may end up in a sizzling-hot environment.

Deserts are not the only places where temperatures can reach dangerous, record-high levels.[slideshow]Air temperatures are tricky to measure. A thermometer can absorb radiation.

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Death Valley, the Sahara, and Ethiopia are highlighted in text and on maps in this trip around the globe in search of Earth's hottest places.

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During the summer, they have some of the hottest weather in the world. There are a few places in the world where extreme temperatures can be a challenge to mere survival. These locales feature more than just sunny days suitable for laying out at the beach; some of them can actually boast world-record setting heat at temperatures prohibitive to most life forms.

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The title of hottest place on Earth is often given to El Azizia, Libya, but satellite studies show it actually changes year to year, with Iran's Lut Desert often holding the : Live Science Staff.

Most sources pick Ahvaz (Iran) and the Kuwait city as the hottest cities on Earth. Ahvaz is consistently one of the hottest cities on the planet during the summer, with summer temperatures regularly at least 45 degrees Celsius, sometimes exceeding 50 degrees Celsius with many sandstorms and dust storms common during the summer period.

A stop at some of the hottest places on planet Earth may not sound like a good idea, but it can be done from the comfort of your home. The sun is quite an interesting star, being the most. W hile Earth provides ample space for humans to live comfortably, it's also host to many places with brutally intense heat, painfully low humidity, and inhospitable conditions.

The World Meteorological Organization has monitored temperatures all over the world, and records have been repeatedly made and broken—especially as the global warming intensifies. New York 38 °F Sunny.

London 50 °F Partly sunny. Tokyo 46 °F Passing clouds. * Adjusted for Daylight Saving Time (8 places). Mon = Monday, Febru ( places). Tue = Tuesday, Febru (7 places). UTC is Coordinated Universal Time, GMT is Greenwich Mean Time. The deserts of the world are where we find most of the hottest places on Earth.

Answering the question of where the hottest place on Earth is, though, isn't quite as easy as it sounds. For example, the place with the hottest temperature ever recorded might not be the hottest place year-round.

Many places around the world sweat and swelter when summer comes, but even the hottest summer temperatures in many places don't hold a candle to the hottest places on Earth. Dallol is also part of the depression, one of the hottest places year-round anywhere on Earth. The climate varies from around 25 °C (77 °F) during the rainy season (September.

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Hottest air temperatures reported on Earth. A Guide and Record Book, by This makes it difficult to include anywhere on the continent of. One of the hottest and most surreal places on earth is the Danakil Depression in Northern Ethiopia.

January is the coolest month of the year in Dallol, with an average daily temperature of °F. In July and August that average is over °F with highs of over °F possible any time of the year. That day was the coldest temperature ever measured on Earth, as the temperature fell to degrees Fahrenheit.

Eureka, Canada The Research Station Eureka on Canada's most northern island, Ellesmere Island, is considered the world's coldest inhabited place.

The hottest place on earth is an assault of colour: yellow and deep rust, pea green and purple. Some of the formations look like coral reefs, others like eggshells., air-blown from the hot breath of the earth below. Everyone wanders off alone, crunching over the earth, heads down, staring at the ground and shaking their heads.

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The coldest temperature was achieved in the German physicist and professor of physics Wolfgang Ketterle’s laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Bandar Mahshahr, Iran, soared to a staggering heat index of degrees Friday afternoon as a heat wave continued to bake the Middle East, already one of the hottest places on earth.

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Arts and Humanities. Languages. Math. Atlas & Boots Dallol is one of the hottest and lowest places on Earth Dallol itself is a dizzying riot of colour created by rain and seawater from the nearby coast, heated by magma. The sea salt reacts with volcanic minerals in the magma, creating luminescent colours.

Already one of the hottest places on Earth, Qatar has seen average temperatures rise more than 2 degrees Celsius ( degrees Fahrenheit) above preindustrial times, the current international goal. Place name Flight conditions Local time; Podor, Senegal Podor ( mi.

E) °F 2 mph NE VMC: PM GMT ( PM) Touggourt, Algeria. Hottest Places on the Planet, Paperback by Soll, Karen, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US Describes some of the hottest places on Earth, including Bangkok, Thailand, the Sahara Desert, and the Earth's core.

(MORE: The World's Hottest Places) The Dallol Volcano is the lowest known volcano on Earth, at feet below sea level, according to National Geographic.A potash mining settlement of the same Author: Nicole Bonaccorso.

Australia was home to all 15 of the world's hottest temperatures on Tuesday, a feat it may well repeat on Wednesday and beyond as a huge swath of the nation bakes in degree-plus heat.

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