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    Find the height or length of these of these natural wonders in kilometers , meters ,

    Find the height or length of these of these natural wonders in kilometers , meters , and centimeters .

    (a)The longest cave system in the world is the Mammoth Cave system in Central Kentucky. It has a mapped length of 384 miles
    (b)In the United States , the waterfall with the greatest single drop is Ribbon Falls in California which drops 1 612 ft
    (c)Mount McKinley in Alaska is America's highest mountain at 20 320 feet
    (d)The deepest canyon in the United States is King's Canyon in California with a depth of 8 200 ft.
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    a) we have 384 miles as the lenth of cave
    As we know 1 mi = 1609 m
    then 384 X 1609 m
    = 559.93
    now we change to kilometers , meters , and centimeters .

    559.93 X 1000 m
    = 559930
    559930 X 100 cm
    =55993000 cm
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    (b)

    1 ft = 0.3048 m
    1 612 ft = 1 612 X 0.3048
    =491.3376
    491.3376 x 1000 m
    4913376
    4913376 X 100 cm
    4913376


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    Quote Originally Posted by r-soy View Post
    Find the height or length of these of these natural wonders in kilometers , meters , and centimeters .

    (a)The longest cave system in the world is the Mammoth Cave system in Central Kentucky. It has a mapped length of 384 miles
    (b)In the United States , the waterfall with the greatest single drop is Ribbon Falls in California which drops 1 612 ft
    (c)Mount McKinley in Alaska is America's highest mountain at 20 320 feet
    (d)The deepest canyon in the United States is King's Canyon in California with a depth of 8 200 ft.
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    a) we have 384 miles as the lenth of cave
    As we know 1 mi = 1609 m
    then 384 X 1609 m = 617,856 m
    = 559.93 <<<<<<<< unfortunately wrong

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    (b)

    1 ft = 0.3048 m
    1 612 ft = 1 612 X 0.3048 m
    =491.3376 m
    491.3376 x 1000 mm/m
    491,337.6 mm
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