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What percentage of the Earth is saltwater?

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01/20/2010

97% of the water on Earth is in the ocean, or saltwater. 3% is freshwater. See the related link for more information.
on the earth's surface, 97% of the water is salt water, though in the 3% that is fresh water, most of it is locked in iceburgs, and things of that icy nature.