2 Origins of Water 2

2 Origins of Water 2 - --96.5 Ice caps, Glaciers,...

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688 miles Total Earth Water = 326 million mi 3
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93 million miles 1 cubic mile Distance to the sun?
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326 million mi 3 0.12% of the earth’s volume Where is all this water?
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Where is all the Water? Wetlands, Swamps Lakes Soil Moisture Atmosphere Biological Water Rivers Groundwater Ice caps, Glaciers, & Permafrost
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Where is all the Water? Water source Percent of  fresh water Percent of  total water Oceans, Seas, & Bays
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Unformatted text preview: --96.5 Ice caps, Glaciers, & Permafrost 69.6 1.79 Groundwater 30.1 1.7 Lakes 0.26 0.013 Soil Moisture 0.05 0.001 Atmosphere 0.04 0.001 Wetlands, Swamps 0.03 0.0008 Rivers 0.006 0.0002 Biological Water 0.003 0.0001 Source: USGS Freshwater Groundwater Lakes Soils Wetlands Rivers 0.775% Atmosphere Biological 0.8% When did water appear and where did it come from?...
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