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It's about one-tenth as big as Rhode Island.
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.1158540 times the size of Rhode Island, and the size of Rhode Island is 8.631550 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, a.k.a. RI) (United States)
The "Ocean State," Rhode Island measures 1,545.05 square miles in total area. Several large bays totaling 1,044.790 square miles make up 32.4% of its total area.
It's about one-tenth as big as Fort Bliss.
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.1020 times the size of Fort Bliss, and the size of Fort Bliss is 9.80 times that amount.
(near Las Cruces, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas)
Fort Bliss is the United States Army's second-largest installation with a total area of 1,750 square miles. It is known as the largest TRADOC (Training and Doctrine Command) site, the Army's largest maneuver area, and the country's largest contiguous tract of open airspace.
It's about ten times as big as The Pitcairn Islands.
In other words, the size of The Pitcairn Islands is 0.10 times 179 square miles.
(a.k.a. Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, a.k.a. Pitkern Ailen) (British overseas territory) (total land area)
The Pitcairn Islands are a group of four islands which have a combined area of 18 square miles. A British overseas territory since 1838, the island is populated by the descendents of mutineers and others who traveled on the British Royal Naval Ship, HMS Bounty during her 1789-1790 voyage.
It's about one-tenth as big as Grand Canyon National Park.
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.0940268384 times the size of Grand Canyon National Park, and the size of Grand Canyon National Park is 10.63526130 times that amount.
(Coconino County and Mohave Counties, Arizona, near Fredonia and Grand Canyon, Arizona)
Containing the 446 km (277 mi) Grand Canyon gorge, Grand Canyon National Park covers 1,903.711440 square miles.
It's about one-tenth as big as Anchorage.
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.09125559 times the size of Anchorage, and the size of Anchorage is 10.958230 times that amount.
(formally the Municipality of Anchorage, a.k.a. MOA) (Alaska)
The fourth-largest city in Alaska and in the country, Anchorage measures 1,961.5240 square miles in total area. The city is the home of a large energy industry, a hub for air and overseas cargo traffic, and home to nearly half of Alaska's population.
It's about twelve times as big as Rock Island.
In other words, 179 square miles is 11.820 times the size of Rock Island, and the size of Rock Island is 0.084602 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Arsenal Island, a.k.a. Rock Island Arsenal) (Illinois, on the Iowa border) (land area only)
Rock Island measures 15.1430 square miles in total area. It is known as the largest government-owned weapons manufacturing arsenal in the United States and the US Army's only active foundry, as well as a former Union prison camp during the American Civil War.
It's about one-tenth as big as Prince Edward Island.
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.081565 times the size of Prince Edward Island, and the size of Prince Edward Island is 12.26020 times that amount.
(a.k.a. PEI, a.k.a. P.E.I., a.k.a. Île-du-Prince-Édouard, a.k.a. Eilean a' Phrionnsa, a.k.a. Garden of the Gulf, a.k.a. Birthplace of the Confederation, a.k.a. Île Saint-Jean)
Prince Edward Island, located off Canada's eastern coast in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, measures 2,194.570 square miles in total area. Significant among Prince Edward Island's industries is agriculture, with the island producing 1.3 billion kg (1.4 million tons) of potatoes each year — almost 21% the output of the US state of Idaho with 3% as much land.