Lewisian Gneiss Rock, Isle of Lewis -the Geology of the Outer Hebrides is important - as the predominant rock type is a Lewisian Gneiss - a metamorphic rock which is astonishingly up to 3 billion years old, making it the oldest rock in Britain - two thirds the age of the Earth.
Sept. 14 1966 - View From Gemini XI 850 Miles Above the Earth The western half of Australia looking west as seen from the Gemini XI spacecraft 850 miles above the Earth on Sept. 14 1966. Reaching this record-shattering altitude was a highlight of a demanding three-day mission for Gemini XI command pilot Charles "Pete" Conrad and pilot Dick Gordon. September 14 2016
Astrological Planets –There are eight planets in the Solar System. In order of increasing distance from the Sun, they are the four terrestrials, Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars, then the four gas giants, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune. Pluto was discredited by some...but I'm not buying it! lol