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How fast is 163 inches per minute?

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It's about as fast as a Sloth.
(for Brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus)
It's about one-tenth as fast as an Iceberg.
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 10 times 163 inches per minute.
(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
Moved by ocean currents and wind, icebergs can drift at speeds of about 1,000 inches per minute. 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-twentieth as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan).
In other words, the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 19 times 163 inches per minute.
(Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)
It's about one-thirtieth as fast as Michael Phelps.
In other words, 163 inches per minute is 0.035523 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 28.151 times that amount.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)
It's about one-fortieth as fast as a Crocodile.
In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 38 times 163 inches per minute.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
It's about one-one-hundredth as fast as a Bull.
In other words, the speed of a Bull is 100 times 163 inches per minute.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
It's about one-one-hundredth as fast as Noah Ngeny.
In other words, 163 inches per minute is 0.009106 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 109.8 times that amount.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)