Wednesday, May 9, 2012

All The Water On Earth Can Be Represented In One Tiny Ball


Scientists say that if all the water on Earth were contained in a ball, it would have a diameter of only 860 miles.

That includes oceans, rivers, lakes, glaciers and even moisture in the soil. The water cycle keeps all our H20 fresh and replenished.

Jack Cook at the U.S. Geographical Survey created this illustration to show how little water we actually have:

globe water

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