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Earth's Water from Swanson
Terms in this set (15)
Percentage of earth covered in oceans
Percentage of Earth's water that is FRESH water
Percentage of Earth's water that is SALTwater
<1% (less than 1%)
Percentage of Earth's water that is easily available for humans to use.
ice caps, glaciers, lakes, rivers, groundwater, water vapor
Examples of fresh water
Water that is in the cracks and spaces in soil and rocks under the surface
Water that is in the atmosphere
about 3/4 or 75%
Percentage of Earth's FRESH water that is frozen in ice
less than 1%
Percentage of Earth's FRESH water that is in lakes and rivers
In the oceans
Most of Earth's water is found where?
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