Dear Contributors! Would you please do me a favour?
1. Covering 75% of the surface of the earth is the vast stretch of water. (✓)
2. The vast stretch of water is covering 75% of the surface of the earth. ( ×)
3. The vast stretch of water covers 75% of the surface of the earth. (✓)
We have known that Sentence 1 and Sentence 3 have the same meaning, and that Sentence 2 is wrong with the present coutinuous tense.
Now, I have a question that is most intriguing: