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Why some people believe the Earth is flat

The question of whether the earth is flat has been debated throughout human history.

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The shape of Earth explains seasons, changes in weather, how the sun sets and many more natural phenomena. So, is the Earth flat?

There have been disagreements throughout history over whether the planet is flat or spherical. The simple answer is that we live on a bumpy, mountainous, cavernous globe.

Earth Lab’s Dom Burgess shines a light on the science behind the real shape of our planet.