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Water World

Oceans cover about 70% of the Earth’s surface. No other planet or satellite in the Solar System has liquid water on its surface at the present time. The Earth’s oceans have a profound effect on climate, because water has some very unique properties. Water can dissolve more substances in greater amounts than any other liquid.


Global Warming Heat Wave Dust Storm Great Barrier Reef Nile Delta 
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