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How fast is 219 feet per hour?

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It's about three-tenths as fast as a Sloth.
In other words, 219 feet per hour is 0.28 times the speed of a Sloth, and the speed of a Sloth is 3.6 times that amount.
(for Brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus)
It's about one-twenty-fifth as fast as an Iceberg.
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 30 times 219 feet per hour.
(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
It's about one-seventieth as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan).
In other words, the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 71 times 219 feet per hour.
(Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)
It's about one-one-hundredth as fast as Michael Phelps.
In other words, 219 feet per hour is 0.0095454 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 104.76 times that amount.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as fast as a Crocodile.
In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 140 times 219 feet per hour.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
It's about one-three-hundred-fiftieth as fast as a Bull.
In other words, the speed of a Bull is 360 times 219 feet per hour.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
It's about one-four-hundredth as fast as Noah Ngeny.
In other words, 219 feet per hour is 0.002447 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 408.7 times that amount.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)
Setting a world record at the Rieti Grand Prix in 1999, Noah Ngeny ran 1,000 m in 2:11.96 for an average speed of 89,500 feet per hour. According to some reports, Ngeny did not begin running competitively until just three years before setting the record.