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hydrological cycle


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(water cycle)

This is the movement of water and its transformation between the gaseous (vapour), liquid, and solid forms. The major processes are condensation by which precipitation is formed, movement and storage of water overland or underground, evaporation, and the horizontal transport of moisture. The length of time any water stays in the atmosphere is about eleven days.

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