A Geographic View
Bodies Of Salt Water
Geographers divide the Earths bodies of water into four oceans: Pacific, Atlantic, Indian,and the Arctic.
The pacific ocean is the largest of the oceans, and covers more area then all of Earths land combined.
Seas, Gulfs, and Bays
These are bodies of saltwater, and are smaller than Oceans. They are often closed by land. The Mediterranean Sea is the most largest of the seas. Scientist has discovered 66 separate Seas, Gulfs and Bays.
Ocean Water to Drinking Water
Bodies of Fresh water
Lakes, Streams, and Rivers:
A lakes is a small body of water completely surrounded by water. Most lakes contain freshwater. Most lakes are found where glacial movement has cut deep valleys. Flowing water forms the streams and rivers. Rain, runoff, and water from tributaries, swell rivers as they move towards a lake, gulf, sea, or ocean.