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USGS releases new water cycle illustrations

By Mike Delue | January 6, 2023

The USGS has published a series of water cycle diagrams which illustrate the flow of water through natural and human-impacted earth systems. Whether as frozen highways, churning seas, or thawed rivers and streams full of…

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