June 2, 2007

Gravity Map of the Earth - You Weigh More in Algeria than in India!

Is gravity the same over the surface of the Earth? No -- it turns out that in some places you will feel slightly heavier than others. A low spot can be seen just off the coast of India, while a relative high occurs in the South Pacific Ocean. The cause of these irregularities is unknown since present surface features do not appear dominant.

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