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Antarctica is roughly semicircular, with a radius of 2000km. The average thickness of its ice cover is 3000m. How many cubic cm of ice does Antarctica contain? (Ignore the curvature of Earth).

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    V = (1/2)*pi*r^2*(thickness)
    r = 2*10^8 cm
    thickness = 3*105 cm
    The answer will be in cm^3 if you use these units.

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