Bodies of Water
By: Sloan Boursheski
- Lakes are larger and deeper than ponds.
- Lakes are normally freshwater.
- Lakes have surface runoffs.
- There are over 187,000 lakes in Finland
- Lakes are stationary.
- Oceans are salt water.
- 70% of the world is covered in oceans.
- The Indian Ocean is the 3rd largest ocean in the world.
- Amelia Earhart flew across the Atlantic ocean in 1932.
- Oceans are flowing
- Glaciers can move one foot a day.
- Glaciers store 75% of the worlds freshwater.
- Glacial ice appears to be blue when dense.
- 10% of land area in the world is covered in glacial ice.
- Glaciers are freshwater.
- Glaciers are flowing
- Small rivers can be called creeks, streams, and brooks.
- Some major cities are located near banks of rivers.
- Rivers can be used for fishing, bathing, or transport.
- Rivers normally contain freshwater, but some have salt water including The Great Salt Lake
- Rivers are flowing