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How large is the earth? Radius: 3986 mi (4000 mi) Diameter: 7973 mi (8000 mi) Circumference: 25,048 mi (25,000 mi) 400 billion billion gallons 326 million mi 3 Volume of Water:
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Zircon Crystals Earliest Evidence of liquid Water on Earth Earth’s oldest terrestrial materials
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Unformatted text preview: Western Australia, 2001 ~ 4.3 bya Pillow Lavas 3.5 bya Basaltic Extrusive Rock Earths Mantle Asteroids Comets Sources of Earths Water Setting the stage for the evolution of life Water is an essential precursor to life....
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2011 for the course SWS 2007 taught by Professor bonczek during the Fall '09 term at University of Florida.

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