Distribution de l'eau et de la terre entre les parallèles
(Kossinna, 1921)
Latitude
(°)
Hémishère Nord Hémisphère Sud
Eau
10**6 km²
Terre
10**6 km²
Eau
%
Terre
%
Eau
10**6 km²
Terre
10**6 km²
Eau
%
Terre
%
90-850.9790.000100.00.00.000.9780.0100.0
85-802.5450.38485.212.80.02.9290.0100.0
80-753.7421.11277.122.90.5224.33210.789.3
75-704.4142.32665.534.52.6044.13638.661.4
70-652.4566.11628.771.36.8161.75679.520.5
65-603.1237.21031.269.810.3010.03299.70.3
60-555.3996.61345.055.012.0060.00699.90.1
55-505.5298.06640.759.313.3880.20798.51.5
50-456.6128.45843.856.214.6930.37797.52.5
45-408.4118.01651.248.815.8330.59496.43.6
40-3510.0297.62756.843.216.4831.17393.46.6
35-3010.8067.94357.742.315.7822.96784.215.8
30-2511.7477.95259.640.415.4384.26178.421.6
25-2013.3547.14565.234.815.4505.04975.424.6
20- 1514.9816.16470.829.216.1474.99876.423.6
15-1016.5535.08076.523.517.2114.42279.620.4
10- 516.6285.33275.724.316.8985.06276.923.1
5- 0 17.3874.73778.621.416.7925.33275.924.1
90- 0 154.695100.28160.739.3206.36448.61180.919.1
Mers et Océans 361.059 * 10**6 km² ; 70.8 %
Terres 148.892 * 10**6 km² ; 29.2 %

Ces surfaces impliqueraient, si la Terre était parfaitement sphérique, un rayon terrestre de 6370.29 km.