What would the world be like if we drained the earth of water

We all know that 70% of the earth is covered by water. What would the earth look like if we drained 70% of the water?

Like this?

What would the world be like if we drained the earth of water…

Or is it this way?

What would the world be like if we drained the earth of water…

A recent study by the U.S. geological survey (USGS) shows exactly how much water there is on earth.

First, let’s take a look at normal pictures of the earth taken from outer space. Because of the wide distribution of water, the earth looks like a beautiful blue planet.


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But what would the earth look like if all the water on it were pumped out? What would that moisture look like?

What would the world be like if we drained the earth of water…

If all the water on earth, including oceans and rivers, were pumped out and brought together, it would actually form a little ball like this.


What would the world be like if we drained the earth of water…

Yes, don’t be surprised, this is all the water on the earth, originally everyone thought very large amount of water resources, in fact, can only form such a small bead, the bead diameter of about 1385 kilometers, although higher than the first peak on the earth, but compared with the huge earth, is also a very insignificant ball.

What would the world be like if we drained the earth of water…

To give you a better idea of the size of this droplet, maybe the moon is a good reference point for you to understand. As we all know, the earth is about 49 times the size of the moon. However, compared with the moon’s diameter of 3,474 kilometers, the earth’s water resources are only about half that of the moon.

What would the world be like if we drained the earth of water…

Compared to the earth, this little drop of water is even more insignificant.

What would the world be like if we drained the earth of water…

Maybe this set of pictures can help you really understand how much water there is on earth. It is also time for us to take a good look at the planet we live on and what we do on it.


The last sentence

Is it only after seeing the truth that we can possibly think deeply?