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How big is 560 drops?

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It's about 0.00000000000000000001 times as big as The Gulf of Mexico.
In other words, 560 drops is 0.0000000000000000000115 times the size of The Gulf of Mexico, and the size of The Gulf of Mexico is 86,960,000,000,000,000,000.0 times that amount.
(water volume)
The Gulf of Mexico contains 48,679,999,999,999,997,902,848.0 drops of water. Every second, the Mississippi River empties 240,000,000,000 drops of water into the Gulf.
It's about 0.000000000000000007 times as big as The Grand Canyon.
In other words, 560 drops is 0.00000000000000000671 times the size of The Grand Canyon, and the size of The Grand Canyon is 149,000,000,000,000,000.0 times that amount.
(Coconino County and Mohave Counties, Arizona, near Fredonia and Grand Canyon, Arizona)
A dynamic and continuously changing landscape, the Grand Canyon has an approximate volume of 83,400,000,000,000,000,000.0 drops. The strata of the rock visible in the Canyon's walls display nearly 2 billion years of geological history.
It's about 0.00000000000000000000002 times as big as Earth's Oceans.
In other words, 560 drops is 0.00000000000000000000002 times the size of Earth's Oceans, and the size of Earth's Oceans is 49,999,999,999,999,995,805,696.0 times that amount.
(Total water volume of Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Southern Oceans) (estimated)
Over 97% of the Earth's water is found in the planet's five oceans for a total volume of about 28,000,000,000,000,001,677,721,600.0 drops. The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean, covering 165,760,000 sq. km — more than double the area of the Atlantic Ocean at 82,400,000 sq. km.