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How fast is 170,000 furlongs per fortnight?

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It's about twenty times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan)
In other words, the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 0.045 times 170,000 furlongs per fortnight.
(Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)
A 2006 Study by the New York City Department of City Planning found that pedestrians in that city walk at an average rate of 7,800 furlongs per fortnight. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 8,500 furlongs per fortnight
It's about one-twenty-fifth as fast as a Jet Fighter
In other words, the speed of a Jet Fighter is 24 times 170,000 furlongs per fortnight.
(for Lockheed Martin F-16, a.k.a. Fighting Falcon, a.k.a. Viper) (maximum speed at altitude)
An F-16's maximum speed at altitude is approximately 4,000,000 furlongs per fortnight. The F-16 has a flight ceiling of approximately 15 km (9.32 mi).
It's about one-thirtieth as fast as a Bullet (Rifle)
In other words, 170,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.0309 times the speed of a Bullet (Rifle), and the speed of a Bullet (Rifle) is 32.40 times that amount.
(5.56 x 45 mm, a.k.a. 5.56 NATO)
A 5.56 x 45 mm cartridge is fired at a velocity of 5,500,000 furlongs per fortnight. As the NATO rifle cartridge, it is used by the military forces of more than thirty-one countries, including use in the M16 series, M4 Carbine, HK-416, and M249 Squad automatic weapons used by the United States armed forces.
It's about 60 times as fast as an Iceberg
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 0.02 times 170,000 furlongs per fortnight.
(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
Moved by ocean currents and wind, icebergs can drift at speeds of about 3,000 furlongs per fortnight. The largest iceberg ever recorded was a found near Baffin Island, Nunavut and was estimated to be nine billion metric tons.
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as fast as The Space Shuttle
In other words, 170,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.0036511 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 273.890 times that amount.
(Orbiter vehicle velocity)
The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 46,561,000 furlongs per fortnight. During liftoff, the space shuttle accelerates to orbital speed in 8.5 minutes, consuming over 1.59 million kg (3.51 million lbs) of propellant in the process.
It's about 400 times as fast as a Sloth
In other words, 170,000 furlongs per fortnight is 420 times the speed of a Sloth, and the speed of a Sloth is 0.0024 times that amount.
(for Brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus)
The three-toed sloth moves along the ground at an average speed of 400 furlongs per fortnight. Long thought to be lengthy sleepers, a 2008 study concluded that sloths sleep an average of only 9.6 hours per day.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as fast as a Meteor
In other words, the speed of a Meteor is 1,500 times 170,000 furlongs per fortnight.
(formally Meteoroid or meteorite, depending on the context; a.k.a. "shooting star", a.k.a. "falling star")
Small meteoroids enter the Earth's atmosphere at speeds between 67,000,000 furlongs per fortnight and 430,000,000 furlongs per fortnight, depending on their size. The fireball effect, known as ablation, ceases once the atmosphere has slowed the meteoroid to a velocity of about 17,000,000 furlongs per fortnight.