Saturday, May 28, 2005

The world is a fascinating place

Did you know that 20% of the fresh water on the planet is in one lake? I don't think I'll be able to sleep tonight, that is incredible. I love learning.

2 Comments:

Blogger Thomas.Paine said...

1/5 of the worlds fresh _surface_ water. Big difference.

Did you know that Antarctica contains 90% of the worlds snow and 70% of the worlds fresh water?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antarctica

9:45 AM  
Blogger Thomas.Paine said...

Check out this collection of amazing photographs of Antarctica. I learned a lot about the continent by just reading the captions:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/science/interactives/antarctica/index.html

9:47 AM  

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