Guinness World Records 2014 by Guinness World Records

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M. on 7 Oct 20o'8, the asteroid - measuring a few metres across exploded 37 km (23 mi) above Sudan with the for� of 1 kiloton. 74 mi) in diameter and 1 73 m (570 ft) deep. It was proposed in 1 891 to be the result of a meteorite impact, and later determined to be the crater of an iron meteorite. Scientists believe that it landed some 49,000 years ago, with a force 1 50 times greater than that of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1 945. agE[: f. pPtlnet tlie size of Mars Is thoughti:o �ave collided with the young"Earth, shearing l ott much ofthe mantle • ,;.

Fewest teeth for a rodent Also known as the small­ toothed moss-mouse, and native to Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, Shaw Mayer's shrew mouse (Pseudohydromys ellermani) has eight teeth - four incisors and four molars, with no canines or premolars. The most teeth for a rodent is the silvery mole rat (Heliophobius argenteocinereus). Native to Central and East Africa, including Tanzania, Kenya and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, it has no fewer than 24 grinding teeth (premolars and molars) plus four incisors: 28 teeth in all.

Sea levels rose by c. 20 m (65 ft) in less than 500 years. Approximately 3,000 years earlier, as the ice sheets of the last ice age began to Lowest river The Jordan River begins in Israel at an elevation of 2,814 m (9,232 ft) and flows 251 km (155 mi) south to the Dead Sea. Its lowest elevation here is 416 m (1,361 ft) below sea level. This elevation makes the Dead Sea itself the lowest retreat, they added fresh water to the oceans. 4 in) per year until Meltwater Pulse 1A speeded things up, probably due to a partial collapse of the Antarctic ice sheets.

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