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Author Topic:   Where did all this water come from?
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Message 6 of 21 (513715)
07-01-2009 7:39 AM
Reply to: Message 5 by Dr Adequate
07-01-2009 7:11 AM

And He likes squid even better than he likes fish.

To the OP: compare the amount of water on our planet to the amount of, say, iron in the core or olivine in the mantle. It's a pretty piddly amount, really - and we notice the water because it cooked out of the hot rock below and then condensed up here on the crust.

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