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The portion of the land mass that extends into the ocean is called

shelf

What state is Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park located in

Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park is located in Wyoming.

Yellowstone National Park is located in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho.

This is formed when a cavern roof collapses

sinkholes

The solid portion of the earth

The solid portion of the Earth is known as the crust. Much of the interior is liquid stone, or magma, because of the high temperature. The core is thought to be liquid iron.

-Also known as the LITHOSPHERE (:

What percent of the earth's available water is found in oceans

97%

What percent of the earth's available water is fresh water

3%


3%
What percent of the habitat available for all living things is supplied by oceans

99

Of the total amount of available water on the earth what percent is usable
1% of water is usable in this case .

Since only 3% of water is usable as fresh water, 2% is unavailable in frozen form leaving approximately 1% of the earth's water usable.

Cirques that have been flooded with ocean water and are now found below sea level

fjords

These glaciers are sometimes called icecaps

continental

How many pounds of water would likely be found in a person who weighs 100 pounds

65 pounds a+

Water shortages are common in this portion of the earth

North Africa,

and

Polar Regions

Steep-sided islands are sometimes formed by sea mounts

true

Scientists are working to harness the geothermal energy in these

fumarole

Pounds of water would likely be found in a person who weighs 145 pounds

94

What layer of the earth composes 80 percent of the lithosphere's volume

mantle.

Pounds of water would likely be found in a person who weighs 200 pounds

130

Choose the category that best fits the example river

moving surface water

Do oceans cover about 75 percent of the entire earth

Yes, the oceans cover approximately 70% of the earth's surface.

What are the fresh water sources in Pakistan

there are many sources of fresh water but lakes and river have water . sometimes rain is also used as fresh water

Which of these areas receives sufficient rainfall and is not plagued by water shortages Choose all that apply A The Middle East B northern Canada C polar regions D southeast Asia E Northeastern USA


southeast Asia



southeast Asia

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