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Cuvier established amongst the scientific community the fact of extinction.
The weight of all the sediment becomes immense, pushing down on lower layers of sediment with tremendous force.
In addition, a number of minerals, which act like cement, bond the sediment together, causing it to form sedimentary rock.
They have an estimated volume of about 24 million km.
If melted, they contain enough water to raise sea level about 66m (216 ft.).