$176.4 trillion = estimated value of water in Lake Taupo
(Assuming 59 cubic kilometres of water at $2.99 per litre.)
Well, this sort of reasoning is good enough for the NZ Herald, why shouldn’t it be good enough for anyone else?
Hat-tip: Berend de Boer, Libertarian-Nut-Job-in-residence at the Dim-Post. Thanks Berend. Always good for a laugh.