How Much Water Is On Earth?


How Much Water Is On Earth?

This is an incredibly interesting question, and it has an equally surprising answer. We all know that the Earth’s surface is made up more than 70 percent water, and only 20 percent landmass. The oceans go as deep as 6.7 miles. There are millions of acres of icecaps and glaciers, and millions of tons of water vapor in the atmosphere. Bottom line: The amount of water on Earth is almost unimaginable.

So try and picture that almost unimaginable amount in one giant spherical shape. Got it?

Scroll down to see the actual size:














Were you close? Don’t t forget the incredible mass of the Earth’s core, not to mention its landmass above sea level.

8 Comments on How Much Water Is On Earth?

  1. einstein22 // May 13, 2012 at 8:04 pm // Reply

    whoa i thought it would be the size of the earth and i am in advanced science

  2. If you think about it it is not suprising that the Earth is bigger than something that is ON it. I guessed correctly.

  3. I can hardly believe that

  4. The Nintendo Fan // July 17, 2014 at 6:21 am // Reply

    Thats from a book i barrowed at the library i forget its name though. anyway youll know it when you see the same picture as clay showed you on the cover of the book surounded in white. the title is like ———- It Just Cant be True —– but i dont know. Clay plz get the books name on this page.

  5. umm ok thats difrent

  6. DribbleBot // July 25, 2014 at 10:21 pm // Reply

    Nailed it!

  7. TheReturnOfAllen // July 26, 2014 at 6:34 pm // Reply

    How come I can’t see Batman?

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