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← How much water is there on, in, and above the Earth?

glenister_m's Avatar Jump to comment 17 by glenister_m

@Comment 15 A good idea.

I just did the rough calculation assuming Earth's mean radius of 6371 km, and needing 9 km to cover Mt. Everest. Subtracting the volume of the two spheres leaves you with 4,597,068,190 cubic kilometres of water, or a cube with sides of 1663 km or 1034 miles.

In other words, creationists require an additional 1.5x as much water as is present.

Tue, 15 May 2012 19:18:58 UTC | #941666