The largest amount of fresh water on our planet is in
Continental and mountain glaciers
The largest amount of fresh water on our planet is in Continental and mountain glaciers. The world fresh water is accessible for direct human uses are commonly found in lakes, rivers, reservoirs is only 1% and 70% fresh water is frozen in the icecaps of Antarctica and Greenland. On our earth is only 2.5% and 97.5% is salt water.
Some fact about the water:
- An adult’s body is made up of 70% of water.
- The existence of water is essential for life on Earth.
- 30 percent of fresh water is in the ground and 1.7 percent of the world’s water is frozen and therefore unusable
- Water expands by 9% when it freezes.
- 3.4 million people die each year from water related causes.
- Our bones are composed of 31 percent water.
- You know that ‘Hot water is heavier than cold water’
- 90 percent world’s fresh water in in Antarctica
- Baikal Lake has 20% of the world’s unfrozen fresh water is in a single lake.