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It's about one-third as big as Kaua'i.
In other words, 175 square miles is 0.316870 times the size of Kaua'i, and the size of Kaua'i is 3.15590 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Kauai, a.k.a. The Garden Isle, a.k.a. Taua'i) (Hawaii)
The fourth-largest of the Hawaiian Islands, Kaua'I measures 552.280 square miles in total area. It is known as the home of Nā Pali Coast State Park.
It's about three-tenths as big as Houston.
In other words, 175 square miles is 0.3020 times the size of Houston, and the size of Houston is 3.3110 times that amount.
(Texas)
The largest city in Texas and the fourth-largest city in the United States as of 2009, Houston measures 579.50 square miles in total area. The city is known for its broad corporate base, prominence in oilfield equipment, and for its port, which accepts more cargo than any other port in the United States.
It's about three-tenths as big as Oahu.
In other words, 175 square miles is 0.293310 times the size of Oahu, and the size of Oahu is 3.40940 times that amount.
(a.k.a. O`ahu, a.k.a. The Gathering Place) (Hawaii)
The third-largest of the Hawaiian Islands, Oahu measures 596.640 square miles in total area. It is known as the home of the state capital, Honolulu, as the site of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, and as the filming location of numerous movies and television shows.
It's about three-tenths as big as Oklahoma City.
In other words, 175 square miles is 0.28088610 times the size of Oklahoma City, and the size of Oklahoma City is 3.5601620 times that amount.
(a.k.a. OK City, a.k.a. OKC) (Oklahoma)
The capital and largest city in the state, Oklahoma City measures 623.0283 square miles. The city is known for its energy exploration and information technology industries and as the location of the 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building by Timothy McVeigh.
It's about one-fourth as big as Butte.
In other words, 175 square miles is 0.24412440 times the size of Butte, and the size of Butte is 4.096272 times that amount.
(The City and County of Butte-Silver Bow) (Montana)
The eighth-largest city in the country and the second-largest in Montana, the Butte-Silver Bow City County measures 716.84770 square miles. The city was called "the Richest Hill on Earth" for its numerous copper, silver, and gold mines.
It's about one-fourth as big as Maui.
In other words, 175 square miles is 0.240640 times the size of Maui, and the size of Maui is 4.15560 times that amount.
(Hawaii)
The second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands, Maui measures 727.220 square miles in total area. It is known as the home of the Maui High Performance Computing Center and as a major tourist destination.
It's about four times as big as Hilton Head.
In other words, 175 square miles is 4.163510 times the size of Hilton Head, and the size of Hilton Head is 0.2401820 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Hilton Head Island) (South Carolina)
Hilton Head Island measures 42.0311 square miles in total land area. The island (and city of the same name) is located in the Atlantic Ocean and is known as popular vacation destination.