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How Earth Got Its Name

How Earth Got Its Name

By Staff Writer

The modern English word and name for our planet ‘Earth’, is said to go back at least 1,000 years. Bonus Facts:Translations of the Bible into English was one of the earliest recorded use of the name Earth – ” God called the dry land Earth, and the waters that were gathered together he called Seas. The first doesn’t actually orbit the Earth, but has a synchronized orbit with our planet, that makes it look like it’s following the Earth in orbit, but it’s actually following its own, distinct path around the Sun. The first doesn’t actually orbit the Earth, but has a synchronized orbit with our planet, that makes it look like it’s following the Earth in orbit, but it’s actually following its own, distinct path around the Sun. It is believed that, in another million years time, a day on Earth will be 27 hours long.