Chapter 1 Class 7 Geography - Our Environment

Give an account on hydrosphere.



  Answer by Student

  • Hydrosphere is one of the four components of the natural environment that comprises the domain of water.

  •  It covers about 71% of the earth’s surface and includes various water bodies like oceans, seas, rivers, lakes, glaciers, etc.

  • Hydrosphere is very important for life and environment because it provides various resources and services . For example,
    • Hydrosphere provides water for drinking, irrigation, sanitation, industry, etc.
    • Hydrosphere provides habitat for aquatic plants and animals, such as fish, coral, seaweed, etc.
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