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  1. #1 Ice Thickness 
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    Greetings!
    Recently a friend of mine was talking about this Physics problem he encountered on Physics contest. Question states: Whats is the Maximal Possible Thickness of Ice on Earth. Could you please give us the answer on this topic?

    Thanks in advance
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    Quote Originally Posted by anandadavananda View Post
    Greetings!
    Recently a friend of mine was talking about this Physics problem he encountered on Physics contest. Question states: Whats is the Maximal Possible Thickness of Ice on Earth. Could you please give us the answer on this topic?

    Thanks in advance
    At the bottom of the Mariana Trench the pressure is Pascal. According to the state transition diagram here if the temperature reaches zero Celsius, the water will freeze all the way to the bottom. This means 11,036 m.
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