Unformatted text preview: the lithosphere, forming hydrous materials. Some water will flow back into the sea called surface runoff. The biosphere and humans only capture a small amount of water. This hydrologic cycle is very important to the Earth’s wellbeing and existence. Without this cycle nothing could even live. Trees, animals, and humans would all eventually die. The rivers, lakes, and eventually oceans would dry up. Many jobs would be in jeopardy as well. Hydro- powered electricity and crops could not get the water needed if it didn’t rain....
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