Oceans do not dry up completely because they hold almost all the Earth's water and there would be too much to evaporate in one go. It could happen, though, in some unusual scenario - like the Earth fell towards the Sun and got very hot.
What would happen to the water cycle if the oceans covered only 25 percent of the planet?
The water would have no where to go and it would dry up
If evaporation is happening all the time why don't the ocean dry up?
Water is always flowing from rivers into the oceans. The rivers typically get their water from meltig snow in the mountains, and of course, rain that falls onto the land. The entire ocean's water cannot all fit into the air all at once. It becomes so dense that it has to fall to the ground. That is why the oceans never dry up. ...
Asked in Indian Ocean, Oceans and Seas, Pacific Ocean
Could a ocean dry out?
Lakes and seas do dry out - for example, the Aral Sea, once a major inland sea, has almost completely dried out due to the removal of its water for irrigation purposes. Obviously with larger oceans this is much less likely to happen - but smaller bodies of water can dissappear. ...
Asked in Oceans and Seas, Continents
Australia is a large island continent which labeled oceans and seas surround the continent?
Australia is an island continent that is surrounded completely by oceans and seas. ...
Asked in Hair
Does it damage your hair in any way if you use a hair dryer on your hair whilst it's almost completely dry?
Yes, it does. It causes you hair to dry up and it could break and damage your hair. ...