Earth: Surface Map Textures:
Global Water Volume

Summary:Various blue spheres representing relative amounts of Earth's water in comparison
to the size of the Earth.
Description:The biggest sphere representing all of Earth's water “... includes all the
water in the oceans, ice caps, lakes, and rivers, as well as groundwater,
atmospheric water, and even the water in you, your dog, and your tomato

The medium sphere representing Liquid fresh water includes “… groundwater, lakes, swamp water, and rivers”

The small sphere representing Water in lakes and rivers “… represents fresh water in all the lakes and rivers on the planet, and most of the water people and life of earth need every day comes from these surface-water sources.”
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Added:2013-05-16 17:19
Last modified:2013-05-16 17:37
Global Water Volume SSC/PNG 18.13 MB

Comments by visitors:

2016-12-05 21:27
#2 fleurimont
A new way to see the amount of water on Earth. What about making a bubble representing air (at sea level pressure) on Earth? It could help to figure out the small amount of air we have to care of.
2013-07-31 20:13
#1 systemadder
Great add-on! home page