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How Much Soil Is There?

Earth Apple

    Pretend that this apple is the planet Earth, round, beautiful, and full of good things. Notice its skin, hugging and protecting the surface.Water covers approximately 75% of the surface.

Right away, cut the apple in quarters. Toss three quarters (75%) away.

Pee Dee Resource Conservation and Development Council

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Last Updated: September 26, 2003