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Role of Water

Role and Location of Water

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amount of the Earth covered by water about 70%
amount of water on Earth that is saltwater 97%
amount of water on Earth that is freshwater 3%
amount of water on Earth that is FROZEN freshwater 2%
amount of water on Earth that is LIQUID freshwater 1%
Most freshwater is _________________. unusable (because it is frozen)
Why can't we use most freshwater? It is frozen.
What is the meaning of freshwater? water with no salt
Where is most water on Earth found? in the Pacific Ocean
What is another word for salinity? saltiness
What is an aquifer? underground rocks that allow freshwater to flow between them; can only be reached by digging a well
Three reasons it is hard to explore the bottom of the ocean: too much pressure, too dark, too cold
Created by: Nisey1996
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