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It's about four-and-a-half times as big as Hilton Head.
In other words, 179 square miles is 4.258670 times the size of Hilton Head, and the size of Hilton Head is 0.2348150 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.
It's about four-and-a-half times as big as Disney World.
In other words, 179 square miles is 4.590 times the size of Disney World, and the size of Disney World is 0.2180 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Walk Disney World Resort, a.k.a. Walt Disney World, a.k.a. WDW) (Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida) (total site)
Disney World currently occupies 39 square miles. Part of the former total area of 46.30 square miles now comprises the Disney planned community of Celebration, Florida.
It's about one-fifth as big as Jacksonville.
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.20340990 times the size of Jacksonville, and the size of Jacksonville is 4.9161820 times that amount.
(Florida)
The largest city in Florida and the fifth-largest city in the country, Jacksonville measures 879.99670 square miles in total area. The city is known for its diversified industrial and manufacturing base and as a transportation hub, featuring a prominent deep-water port, a large airport, and extensive rail yards.
It's about one-fifth as big as Fort Irwin.
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.180 times the size of Fort Irwin, and the size of Fort Irwin is 5.60 times that amount.
(San Bernardino County, California)
Fort Irwin measures 1,000 square miles in total area. It is known as part of the Installation Management Command and as the home of the Army's National Training Center.
It's about one-fifth as big as Yosemite National Park.
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.1531640 times the size of Yosemite National Park, and the size of Yosemite National Park is 6.528950 times that amount.
(Tuolumne, Mariposa, and Madera counties, California, near Mariposa, California) (total land area)
Famous for its granite cliffs and Giant Sequoia groves, Yosemite National Park is 1,168.680 square miles in total area, of which 80.30920 square miles is the well-known Yosemite Valley. The Park is known as the home of Yosemite Falls — the highest waterfall in North America and sixth highest in the world at 739 m (2,420 ft)
It's about one-tenth as big as Big Bend National Park.
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.1429920 times the size of Big Bend National Park, and the size of Big Bend National Park is 6.99340 times that amount.
(Brewster County, Texas, near Alpine, Texas)
Located on the Rio Grande (a.k.a. Rio Bravo) which forms part of the boundary between the United States and Mexico, Big Bend National Park occupies 1,251.820 square miles. With less than half a million visitors per year, Big Bend is one of the continental United States' least trafficked parks.
It's about seven-and-a-half times as big as San Marino.
In other words, the size of San Marino is 0.130 times 179 square miles.
(a.k.a. The Most Serene Republic of San Marino, a.k.a. Serenissima Repubblica di San Marino)
an Marino is an enclave country located within the Apennine Mountains in Italy, with a total area of 24 square miles. Established in 301 CE, San Marino is the oldest sovereign state in the world.