# Can the world population fit in the Grand Canyon?

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If every single human being currently alive on Planet Earth piled on top of each other in the Grand Canyon, it would barely fill a fraction of it. An amazing mock-up image, produced by YouTube channel Vsauce, a shows that the world’s 7.2 billion inhabitants would only take up a tiny corner of the iconic landmark.

## How many humans would fit in the Grand Canyon?

To account for this, let’s assume about 0.005 cubic metres of space that each person doesn’t fill and add that to the density value for humans. Putting that through the calculator, we’ll need about 61.3 trillion people in order to fill up the Grand Canyon.

## How many humans have there ever been?

Recent estimates of the “total number of people who have ever lived” are in the order of 100 billion.

## How many humans would it take to fill the earth?

In? or on? On? The land area of the Earth is about 150,000,000 square kilometers, or 150,000,000,000,000 square meters. We could perhaps squeeze three people into each square meter, so we might perhaps fit 500,000,000,000,000 people on the land surface of the earth.

## How many gallons of water would fill the Grand Canyon?

Encompassing an estimated 1,218.37 acres (1,904 square miles), the Canyon is capable of holding 1 – 2 quadrillion gallons of water. Really.

## How many footballs would it take to fill the Grand Canyon?

The Grand Canyon can Hold Around 900 Trillion Footballs. The Grand Canyon is huge and its majesty and beauty is unimaginable.

## What happened to all the water in the Grand Canyon?

Here’s the gist of the idea: A giant lake covering eastern Arizona ate through a limestone ridge called the Kaibab uplift, near the eastern end of the present-day Grand Canyon. A torrent of water spilled through the crack, cutting the canyon we see today. The Colorado River then followed the new course that was set.

## Why are there no fish in the Grand Canyon?

The wild Colorado River presented fish with a challenging and variable aquatic habitat: very large spring floods, near-freezing winter temperatures, warm summer temperatures, and a heavy silt load. As a result, only eight fish species were native to Grand Canyon.