Land mass


Land mass

:"Not to be confused with landmass."

Land mass refers to the total area of a country or geographical region (which may include discontinuous pieces of land such as islands). The Earth's total land mass is 148,939,063.133 km² (57,511,026.002 square miles) which is about 29.2 % of its total surface.


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