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Name: Marla Y.
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Age: 30s
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Date: April 1, 2004


Question:
How much of the distance around the earth at the equator is land and how much is water?



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Marla,

Right on the equator, 78.7% is water covered and 21.3% is land covered.

David R. Cook
Atmospheric Research Section
Environmental Research Division
Argonne National Laboratory



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