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What is the volume of the Great Lakes,
in both liters and gallons?

from Meike in Sternenfels, Germany, and Jesselyn in Bath, Michigan

There are six quadrillion gallons (that's 6,000,000,000,000,000 gallons) of water in the Great Lakes. You can use http://www.onlineconversion.com/volume.htm to convert that amount to liters for a grand total of nearly 23 quadrillion liters (that's 22,712,470,704,000,000 liters) of water!

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Thank you for your question!

Answered on April 1, 2001

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