004 Review Problem - Size of a column in Fingal's Cave

Problem 4
In Fingal’s Cave, on the Island of Staffa (Hebrides, Scotland), the walls are formed by basaltic prismatic columns varying in height from 18 to 36 ft. These columns, mostly hexagonal, are so perfect as to suggest the hand of man. One of the vertical columns is 29.3 ft. in height and has a base of 4.7 sq. ft. What is its volume?

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