The world is also called Earth, earth, Mother Earth, the planet, the globe.
The world essentially consists of three parts:
We can divide the land and water into the following major features:
- oceans and seas
- lakes and rivers
These features are called geographical. They are not man-made. They exist with or without man.
Political divisions are made by man. Politically, we can divide the land into:
On the following pages we will look in more detail at: