Yahoo Answers is shutting down on 4 May 2021 (Eastern Time) and, as of 20 April 2021 (Eastern Time), the Yahoo Answers website will be in read-only mode. There will be no changes to other Yahoo properties or services, or your Yahoo account. You can find more information about the Yahoo Answers shutdown and how to download your data on this help page.

Lv 7
? asked in Science & MathematicsGeography · 1 decade ago

What percentage of the Earth's land is above the equator?

Sixty percent? Seventy percent?

3 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favourite answer

    67.29 percent of land surface area is on the northern hemisphere

    32.71 percent is on the south hemisphere

  • 1 decade ago

    There is an unequal distribution of land and water between the two hemispheres. The Southern Hemisphere has less land and more water.

    The Northern hemisphere is about 60.7% water and 39.3% land.

    The Southern hemisphere is about 80.9% water and 19.1% land.

    Source(s): Wiki answers
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    63.7% of Earth's land mass is above the Equator.

    Source(s): Geography Expert
Still have questions? Get answers by asking now.