When absorbing heat land absorbs faster than water.
the soil releases heat faster compared to water.
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For me the ability to absorb might be the same but the land heats up faster than water because land has smaller space between particles and as I understand heat would be occupying spaces, and as for the release of heat since water is able to absorb more heat it cools down slowly.  I don't know if I am right its just my idea.
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