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  • Groundwater = saturated zone of soil/rock below the land surface
    Rights: Public Domain Published 27 June 2017, Updated 17 November 2019 Size: 350 KB Referencing Hub media

    Large amounts of water are stored in the ground in pores, cracks and spaces between rock particles. Most of this groundwater storage comes from precipitation that infiltrates into the land surface.

    Acknowledgement: Diagram by USGS

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