Mars Pole Holds Enough Ice to Flood Planet, Radar Study Shows

Mars’s southern polar ice cap contains enough water to cover the entire planet approximately 36 feet (11 meters) deep if melted, according to a new radar study. –Mars Pole Holds Enough Ice to Flood Planet, Radar Study Shows (National Geographic News) Awesome news. I had no idea there was that much water — but apparently the news in the article isn’t the volume of frozen water, but the precise measurement.