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Orders of magnitude (volume)
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Orders of magnitude (volume)

Orders of magnitude
Length - Mass - Time - Area - Volume - Power - Temperature - Numbers - Data - U.S. money;
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Orders of magnitude (volume or capacity)
Powers of 10 equal to... examples orders of magnitude

10-9 cubic metres -- -- 10-9 m , 10-8 m , 10-7 m

10-6 cubic metres 1 millilitre
(1 cubic centimetre)
-- 1 cm, 10 cm, 100 cm

10-3 cubic metres 1 litre
(1 cubic decimetre)
1 US quart of milk = 0.95 liters;
1 UK quart of milk = 1.14 litres
1 dm, 10 dm, 100 dm

1 cubic metre 1000 litres -- 1 m, 10 m, 100 m

103 cubic metres 1000 cubic metres
(1 million litres)
-- 1 dam, 10 dam, 100 dam

106 cubic metres 1 million cubic metres -- 1 hm, 10 hm, 100 hm

109 cubic metres 1 cubic kilometre Volume of Lake Mead (Hoover Dam) = 35.2 km3
Volume of crude oil on Earth = ~300 km3
1 km, 10 km, 100 km

1012 cubic metres 1000 cubic kilometres Volume of Lake Superior = 12,232 km3 1012 m , 1013 m , 1014 m

1015 cubic metres

-- -- 1015 m, 1016 m, 1017 m

1018 cubic metres -- Volume of water in all Earth oceans = 1.3×1018 m3 1018 m, 1019 m, 1020 m

1021 cubic metres -- Volume of Earth = ~1×1021 m3 1021 m, 1022 m, 1023 m

1024 cubic metres -- Volume of Jupiter = ~1×1025 m3 1024 m, 1025 m, 1026 m

1027 cubic metres -- Volume of Sun = ~1×1027 m3 1027 m, 1028 m, 1029 m

The pages linked in the right-hand column contain lists of volumes that are of the same order of magnitude (power of ten). Rows in the table represent increasing powers of a thousand. (Note: dam and hm stand for cubic decametre and cubic hectometre respectively. The terms in the left-hand column are common terminology.)

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