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How fast is 2,170 yards per minute?

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It's about 850,000,000 times as fast as Grass growing
In other words, the speed of Grass growing is 0.00000000120 times 2,170 yards per minute.
(for Kentucky Bluegrass, Poa pratensis) (a.k.a. Smooth Meadow grass, a.k.a. Common Meadow grass) (Summer months, ideal growing conditions)
Kentucky Bluegrass, one of the most common grasses in North America, grows about 0.00000280 yards per minute in the summer months under ideal conditions. When left un-mowed, Kentucky Bluegrass grows to heights of 60 to 90 cm (2 to 3 ft) and blossoms with a blue flower.
It's about 500 times as fast as a Sloth
In other words, the speed of a Sloth is 0.002 times 2,170 yards per minute.
(for Brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus)
The three-toed sloth moves along the ground at an average speed of 4.40 yards per minute. 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 70 times as fast as an Iceberg
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 0.01 times 2,170 yards per minute.
(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
Moved by ocean currents and wind, icebergs can drift at speeds of about 30 yards 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 thirty times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan)
In other words, the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 0.04 times 2,170 yards per minute.
(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 85 yards per minute. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 93 yards per minute
It's about seventeen times as fast as Michael Phelps
In other words, 2,170 yards per minute is 17.025 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.058737 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 127.460 yards per minute. 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 twelve times as fast as a Crocodile
In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 0.083 times 2,170 yards per minute.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 180 yards per minute. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 360 yards per minute.
It's about five times as fast as a Bull
In other words, 2,170 yards per minute is 4.90 times the speed of a Bull, and the speed of a Bull is 0.20 times that amount.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
The herd of the annual Encierro in Pamplona, Spain runs at an average speed of 440 yards per minute. The Encierro is run annually from July 7th through July 14th and involves 42 bulls, 77 oxen, and an estimated 17,000 runners over the course of the event.