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How fast is 516.7 inches per hour?

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It's about one-twentieth as fast as a Sloth.
In other words, the speed of a Sloth is 19 times 516.7 inches per hour.
(for Brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus)
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as fast as an Iceberg.
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 100 times 516.7 inches per hour.
(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
It's about one-three-hundred-fiftieth as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan).
In other words, the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 360 times 516.7 inches per hour.
(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 180,000 inches per hour. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 200,000 inches per hour
It's about one-five-hundred-fiftieth as fast as Michael Phelps.
In other words, 516.7 inches per hour is 0.0018768 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 532.82 times that amount.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)
Setting a world record, Michael Phelps swam the 200 m freestyle in 1:42.96 for an average speed of 275,310 inches per hour. Phelps would go on to win nine gold medals individually in the 2008 Olympics - more than all but eight of the competing nations.
It's about one-seven-hundredth as fast as a Crocodile.
In other words, 516.7 inches per hour is 0.0014 times the speed of a Crocodile, and the speed of a Crocodile is 710 times that amount.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 390,000 inches per hour. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 790,000 inches per hour.
It's about one-two-thousandth as fast as a Bull.
In other words, 516.7 inches per hour is 0.00054 times the speed of a Bull, and the speed of a Bull is 1,900 times that amount.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
It's about one-two-thousandth as fast as Noah Ngeny.
In other words, 516.7 inches per hour is 0.0004811 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 2,079 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 1,074,000 inches per hour. According to some reports, Ngeny did not begin running competitively until just three years before setting the record.