1 L = 1 dm3
Ocean currents are measured in Sverdrups (sv) where 1 sv=109 m3/s. The Gulf Stream off the tip of Florida, for instance, has a flow of 35 sv.
How much time is required for 1 petaliter (PL, 1PL=1015L) of seawater to flow past a given point?
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