Asked in Meteorology and Weather
What is the time period in which glaciers covered most of the earth?
There have been various periods when most of the earth was covered in glaciers, they are called Ice Ages, and the most recent ended about 10,000 years ago. the ice age ...
Asked in Geology, Snow and Ice
Does Antarctica have a covered alpine glacier?
Alpine glaciers and their movement is common in mountainous areas. Antarctica, however, is covered with an ice sheet, and its glaciers often flow into the sea without the alpine glacier brown or grey colour associated with carving valleys or bowls common in other mountainous areas on earth. Ninety-eight percent of Antarctica is covered with this ice sheet, so most glaciers flow on top of more stable ice. ...
How much of the earth is covered in water and which type of water is most of that?
70% of the Earth is covered by water. Most of the water is salt water.
Asked in Snow and Ice
How did Louis agassiz get his theory that glaciers covered the earth?
Louis Agassiz collected his evidence that glaciers covered most of the earth because he grew up and lived in Europe. In Europe he found several rocks that were very scratched and/or polished. And since there was nothing in Europe that pointed to why this happened he automatically thought that Europe was covered by glaciers. So we know that Agassiz loved to travel so when he traveled he saw more and more of these rocks in different places around the world. So...
Asked in Earth Sciences
When millions of years ago most of the land on earth was covered by water?
Most of the land on Earth has always been covered by water. Most of the land on Earth is covered by water now. You're probably going to need to rephrase your question. ...
Asked in Earth Sciences
What is most of the water found on earth?
Most of the water found on earth is actually in glaciers. It's not in the oceans, because when water turns into a solid (ice caps and glaciers), the molecules are packed more tightly together. When they are packed more tightly together, they form a smaller object. That is why most of earth's water is stored in glaciers of the north and south pole. ...
Asked in North America, Continents
In what ways did glaciers change the face of North America to what you know today?
Glaciers changed the face of North America with the following effects: An ice sheet covered most of Canada. The southwest received heavy rains. ...