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Encyclopedia > Orders of magnitude (volume)
Orders of magnitude
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Orders of magnitude (volume or capacity)
Powers of 10 equal to... examples orders of magnitude
10-45 cubic metres -- volume of a proton
10-9 cubic metres -- -- 10-9 m , 10-8 m , 10-7 m
10-6 cubic metres 1 millilitre
(1 cubic centimetre)
1 teaspoon = 3.55 ml to 5 ml

1 tablespoon = 14.2 ml to 20 ml

1 cm, 10 cm, 100 cm
10-3 cubic metres 1 litre
(1 cubic decimetre)
1 US quart of milk = 0.95 liters;
1 United Kingdom 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 = 1.31018 m3 1018 m, 1019 m, 1020 m
1021 cubic metres -- Volume of Earth = ~11021 m3 1021 m, 1022 m, 1023 m
1024 cubic metres -- Volume of Jupiter = ~11025 m3 1024 m, 1025 m, 1026 m
1027 cubic metres -- Volume of Sun = ~11027 m3 1027 m, 1028 m, 1029 m
1081 m3 -- Approximate volume of the known universe 1.6 1081 m3

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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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