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A new analysis of global satellite images published in the journal Science estimates that the earth's rivers and streams cover 44% more land than previously thought. Even so, rivers and streams still total only about 0.5% of the planet's nonglaciated land surface. This map shows rivers and their widths (blue=30+ meters, yellow=thousands of meters). www.sciencenews.org/article/earth-rivers-cover-44-percent-more-land-we-thought
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