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The atmosphere

restless atmosphere

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the blanket of air that surrounds the planet? atmosphere
The atmosphere is a mixture of which gases? oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide and ozone
What does the ozone layer protect us from ? harmful UV rays of the sun
what is the lower layer of the atmosphere called ? the troposphere
Over 75% of earth's gases are found here? the troposphere
where does weather form? the troposphere.
A huge mass of burning gases? the sun
how much of the solar radiation actually gets through the atmosphere and reaches the surface of the earth? 50 per cent
Are places that are near the equator warmer or colder than places that are nearer the poles? warmer
The amount of heat received from the sun at any place on earth depends on what? the latitude of that place and tilt of the axis.