## Is the Osage River the largest tributary of the Missouri River?

Does the Osage River contribute the largest volume of water of all the tributaries of the Missouri River?
posted by clockworkjoe on Mar 29, 2010 - 5 answers

## Can I overclock my tea kettle?

It seems like my tea kettle (on a gas burner) boils more quickly when there's a large volume of water in it than if there's just a bit. Am I imagining this, or is there a reason it might happen?
posted by Mayor Curley on Apr 3, 2009 - 15 answers

## Earth's water vs land volume (shown in spheres) image?

ISO: Photo-like diagram of the ratio of total volume of water to total volume of land on Earth. NOT the surface area - the TOTAL respective volumes of the planet.
posted by yoga on Jan 10, 2008 - 9 answers

## Calculate length of a pipe from the volume it holds

How long would a 3/4 inch inner diameter pipe need to be to hold exactly 27 gallons of water?
posted by putzface_dickman on Mar 22, 2007 - 33 answers

## How many T cars does that fill?

I am trying to express the concept of 500,000 gallons (US liquid, 128 fl. oz.) in terms of the volume of some other container or object. Can you think of a good analogy?
posted by nekton on Apr 25, 2006 - 26 answers

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