Why Arent Rivers Salty?

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Rivers are not salty because the main source of river water is precipitation which is formed from evaporated sea water. When sea water evaporates, it leaves behind the salt and the rain so formed is salt-free.
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The water in rivers comes from streams, lakes and springs. Most lakes and streams are fed from rainfall and snow melt which does not contain salt. Most springs do not contain salt
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First, the term "salty" is not clearly defined in science. There is a range of water salinity that occurs in nature and waters are divided into, fresh, brackish, saline,
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Water picks up salt and other minerals from rocks as it flows. When it
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It all comes down to a thing called the water cycle. Rain, which is fresh water, falls from clouds onto the land and finds its way into lakes and rivers, and also through the ground
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