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Unformatted text preview: 18.5 in. is the average precipitation amount in LBK Water is a cyclically renewable natural resource Minerals (gold, copper) not renewable Vegetation, crops, timber are renewable 1 molecule of water turns over every 10 days, highly cyclical Measurements: 1 acre foot = 325,851 gallons 1 cubic meter = 35.31 cubic ft 1 cubic meter = 264.15 gallons 1 acre foot = 1233.48 cubic meters Water is a Variable Resource Variable in space Variable in time Variable in quality There is a relationship between precipitation and run-off...
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