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Does the earth lose water into space, and if it does, is the earth replenished water through meteorites or other forms of space type influxes of water, gas,or rock?



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Kaaba,

The earth is continuously, but extremely slowly, losing it's atmosphere to space, including water vapor. It is not replenished, except perhaps by catching some water vapor from the tail of a comet that passes by. Some water vapor is always coming out of the earth's crust through volcanic action, so the atmosphere's water content does not change.

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