cubic kilometer

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Synonyms for cubic kilometer

a unit of capacity equal to the volume of a cube one kilometer on each edge

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5 miles into the ice, the IceCube telescope would effectively convert a cubic kilometer of Antarctic ice into the world's largest scientific instrument.
However, based on the analysis of the design of hydraulic structures capabilities that are already built in Karamay county (or planned for construction) in Xinjiang, the withdrawal of water can reach about 8 cubic kilometers.
The US Geological Survey says it's estimated oceans store 1,338,000,000 cubic kilometers (321,000,000 cubic miles) of the world's water supply.
5 cubic kilometers of magma, prompting scientists to regard it as the second largest eruption in the 20th century after Mt.
The ice-covered lakes of Arsia Mons would have held hundreds of cubic kilometers of meltwater, according to calculations by Kat Scanlon, a graduate student who led the work--and, where there is water, there is the possibility of a habitable environment.
The new results suggest that, globally, people use about 10,700 cubic kilometers of water per year, more than all the water in lakes Michigan, Huron, Ontario and Erie combined.
Fahd Al-Rasheed, group CEO and managing director of KAEC, said: "The land currently under development covers 45 cubic kilometers, including the industrial valley, King Abdullah Port and Hijaz line, in addition to the residential sites and neighborhoods.
A new satellite study from the University of California, Irvine and NASA indicates that the Colorado River Basin lost 65 cubic kilometers (15.
She found that two of the deposits would have created lakes containing around 40 cubic kilometers of water each.
In a study published in Nature, Australian researchers say they have discovered 500,000 cubic kilometers (120,000 cubic miles) of low-salinity water below the seafloor off the coasts of Australia, China, North America, and South Africa.
An eruption of a super-volcano, generally defined as a volcano capable of ejecting at least 1,000 cubic kilometers of lava and ash, occurs once every 100,000 years on average and has a devastating impact on the Earth's climate and ecology.
It was noted that the reserves of surface water resources in a volume of 150 cubic kilometers are concentrated in Tajikistan for 45.
According to Iran's Petroleum Ministry, Iran's proved natural gas reserves are about 29,610 cubic kilometers or about 15.
The area of the lake is today 12,100 square meters, its water volume is 110 cubic kilometers, and its deepest point is 24 meters.
Only 200,000 cubic kilometers of the planet's fresh water or one percent of