What two characteristics of Earth allow liquid water to exist?

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What two characteristics of Earth allow liquid water to exist?

Characteristics of Earth

Earth is the only planet known to have stable bodies of liquid water. Our world possesses unique characteristics that make large bodies of water possible, giving rise to life as we know it.

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The Earth's atmospheric pressure and relatively stable temperatures make liquid water possible. Our orbit within the sun's habitable zone prevents...

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