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Practice Quiz Ch. 17 and 23
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The percentage of the total volume of rock or sediment that consists of pore spaces is called the:
In the total amount of water on Earth, freshwater is about what percent:
About what percent of the world's freshwater is groundwater?
When precipitation soaks into the ground it is called
A stream may receive water from the inflow of groundwater through the steam bed. Such a stream is called a ________ stream
the ability of a material to transmit a fluid is called:
whenever substantial water is withdrawn from a well, the water table around the well may be lowered. This is called:
speleothems that forms on the floor of a cavern and reach toward the ceiling are called:
an area where groundwater is replenished is called a _______ area
a localized zone of saturation above the main water table, created by an impermeable layer upon which water is trapped is called a _______ water table
in the US, what resource provides the largest percentage as a source of energy?
List 4 types of renewable energy mentioned in our textbook
Some resources can be recycled. Does this mean they can be classified as renewable?
Only if they can be replenished over a relatively short period of time
A mixture of clay, sand, water and a black viscous form of petroleum (bitumen) is called a:
oil or tar sand
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