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Importance of the atmosphere?

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November 15, 2010 12:22AM

Without the atmosphere, we would not exist. The atmosphere protects the Earth from harmful Ultraviolet rays emitted by the sun. The atmosphere is also believed to be a defense against meteorites, making it hard for large ones to enter through the Earth's atmosphere. The atmosphere is like a source of life as well, "sheltering" the Oxygen and other necsisary elements of life.

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