June 5, 2013
All the water on Earth would fit into a sphere 860 miles (1,385 km) wide. 
Medium-sized sphere = Earth’s liquid fresh water in groundwater, swamp water, rivers, and lakes. 
Smallest sphere = fresh water in all the lakes and rivers on the planet. Image via Jack Cook/WHOI/USGS
 
http://earthsky.org/earth/if-you-made-a-sphere-of-all-earths-water-how-big-would-it-be?utm_source=EarthSky+News&utm_campaign=4048a48fbd-EarthSky_News&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c643945d79-4048a48fbd-393511337

All the water on Earth would fit into a sphere 860 miles (1,385 km) wide. 

Medium-sized sphere = Earth’s liquid fresh water in groundwater, swamp water, rivers, and lakes.

Smallest sphere = fresh water in all the lakes and rivers on the planet. Image via Jack Cook/WHOI/USGS

 

http://earthsky.org/earth/if-you-made-a-sphere-of-all-earths-water-how-big-would-it-be?utm_source=EarthSky+News&utm_campaign=4048a48fbd-EarthSky_News&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c643945d79-4048a48fbd-393511337

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