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How big is 179 square miles?

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It's about 4,500,000,000 times as big as an Airplane Tray Table
In other words, 179 square miles is 4,590,000,000 times the size of an Airplane Tray Table, and the size of an Airplane Tray Table is 0.0000000002180 times that amount.
(average)
With wide variation among different models of airplanes, in-flight tray tables measure around 41.2 cm (16.5 in) x 24.1 cm (9.5 in) for a total area of 0.0000000390 square miles. Flight safety rules require that the tray tables be upright and locked during takeoff and landing so as to reduce the risk of passenger abdominal injury.
It's about 10,000,000,000 times as big as an Apple iPad
In other words, 179 square miles is 11,580,000,000 times the size of an Apple iPad, and the size of an Apple iPad is 0.000000000086360 times that amount.
(for 9.7 inch, Apple iPad Air MD785LL/B)
An Apple iPad measures 23 cm (9.4 in) x 17 cm (6.6 in) for a total device area of 0.000000015450 square miles. The base model iPad Air features 16 GB of storage capacity.
It's about 85,000,000,000 times as big as a Playing Card
In other words, the size of a Playing Card is 0.0000000000120 times 179 square miles.
(ISO 216 B8 size)
A single ISO 216 B8-size playing card measures 0.00000000220 square miles. Although this size is the most common playing card, many casinos use the smaller "bridge size" card — 0.000000001000 square miles smaller.
It's about 85,000,000,000 times as big as a Post-it® Note (3M)
In other words, the size of a Post-it® Note (3M) is 0.0000000000120 times 179 square miles.
(3M) (generically sticky notes, a.k.a. repositionable notes, a.k.a. repositional notes)
A Post-it® Note measures 0.00000000210 square miles in total area. In September, 1989, Hurricane Hugo swept through Charleston, South Carolina with winds up to 230 kph (140 mph), uprooting eight oak trees in Mr. Bruce Brakefield's yard, but leaving in place a Post-it® note attached to his front door.
It's about 600,000,000,000 times as big as a Secure Digital (SD) card
In other words, the size of a Secure Digital (SD) card is 0.00000000000170 times 179 square miles.
A Secure Digital (SD) card measures 3.2 cm by 2.4 cm for a total area of 0.000000000300 square miles. SDXC Cards, the latest standard for the technology, will allow the cards to hold up to 2 terabytes of data.
It's about 1,000,000,000,000 times as big as a Postage Stamp
In other words, the size of a Postage Stamp is 0.000000000001000 times 179 square miles.
(average; United States dimensions)
A typical postage stamp measures an average of 0.000000000200 square miles. One of the most prized stamps among collectors is the US-issued "Inverted Jenny" stamp printed in 1918, which features an upside-down image of Curtiss JN-4 ("Jenny") airplane; a single stamp sold for $977,500 at a 2007 auction.
It's about 1,000,000,000,000 times as big as a Quarter
In other words, 179 square miles is 1,003,000,000,000 times the size of a Quarter, and the size of a Quarter is 0.0000000000009970 times that amount.
(United States quarter-dollar coin) (a.k.a. Quarter dollar, a.k.a. Washington quarter, a.k.a. two bits)
The George Washington quarter, in circulation in various forms since 1932, has a diameter of 24.26 mm (0.955 in) and an area of 0.00000000017850 square miles.