Most of the earth's surface (70%) is covered with water, and the remaining 30% is taken up by the seven continental landmasseshowever, underneath the water that fills the oceans, and the dirt and plants that cover the continents, the earth's surface layer is made of rock. Noah’s flood covered the whole earth noah’s flood covered the whole earth on june 1 but from the notion of “billions of years” of earth history but look at the problems this concept involves: there is enough water in the oceans so that, if all the surface features of the earth were evened out, water would cover the earth to a. 10 views of earth from the moon, mars and beyond [slide show] for more than 40 years, missions throughout the solar system have sent back stunning images of our home planet.
We now know, of course, that the earth has plenty of water to launch a global flood it has been calculated that if the earth's surface were completely flat, with no high mountains and no deep ocean basins, that water would cover the earth to a depth of about 8,000 feet. Earth, the only planet in the solar system known to support life, is a beautiful planet composed 71% of salt water and 30% land and fresh water on its surface from space, the oceans give it a bluish color, land regions look brown, and cloud cover looks white. Besides being a integral part of our understanding of earth's water, energy and carbon cycles, the study of soil moisture has many applications, including agriculture soil moisture strongly affects plant growth and hence agricultural productivity, especially during conditions of water shortage and drought.
Research has confirmed both theoretically and observationally (via studies of earth’s oldest rocks) that indeed water initially covered all of earth’s crust  in addition, moses wrote that the water was “gathered into one place. For a vapor canopy to produce a global water layer of only 40 feet deep, 622 x 10 21 grams of water would release 335 x 10 24 calories, raising the temperature of the earth to 810°f such a scenario would definitely kill all life on earth, but would produce a tremendous air conditioning problem for noah. A look at water cover on earth november 19, 2017 uncategorized see current wind, weather, ocean, and pollution conditions, as forecast by supercomputers, on an interactive animated map. But the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the lord's glory like the water covers the sea jps tanakh 1917 for the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the lord, as the waters cover the sea. The remainder is fresh water, two-thirds of which is frozen within the earth's polar regions and mountain snowpacks it's interesting to note that even though water covers the majority of the planet's surface, water accounts for a mere 0023 percent of the earth's total mass.
Take a look at any image of the earth taken from outer space, and you will be able to appreciate truly the amount of water that is present on the earth's surface the bluish color that you see covering the earth in these images is due to the presence of large amounts of water on the earth. Most of the water people and life of earth need every day comes from these surface-water sources the volume of this sphere is about 22,339 mi 3 (93,113 km 3 ) the diameter of this sphere is about 349 miles (562 kilometers. Earth is one special planet it has liquid water, plate tectonics, and an atmosphere that shelters it from the worst of the sun's rays but many scientists agree our planet's most special feature.
Water covers 70% of the earth’s surface, but only a fraction is fresh august 25, 2015 look at the ethical requirements of science and research as related to policy development in ethical requirements of application science in policy including regulations #. Since freshwater is the water upon which we most depend, let's look now at a few of earth's freshwater sources by far, most of earth's freshwater is found in solid ice form in glaciers, ice caps, and snow fields. The earth stripped of its water (left) all of the earth's ocean water (middle) and freshwater (right) credit: david gallo/whoi if earth was the size of a basketball, all of its water would fit.
Why is earth covered with water update cancel ad by recurly would all the water on earth cover the sun as an interesting info take a look at this image showing water distribution in the solar system: comparison of the liquid water volume of earth, europa, and titan to scale. The earth is often compared to a majestic blue marble, especially by those privileged few who have gazed upon it from orbit this is due to the prevalence of water on the planet’s surface. If you think the sea is the saltiest place on earth, you are mostly right water makes up more than two-thirds of our planet's surface, and 96% of earth's water is in the ocean.