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 It's about one-thirty-fifth as fast as The Speed of Sound In other words, the speed of The Speed of Sound is 33.20 times 678 yards per minute. (in dry air at 20°C)The speed of sound in dry air at 20°C (68°F) is 22,500 yards per minute. Air is a relatively poor acoustic conductor, however, as sound will travel at speeds of between 98,200 yards per minute to 102,000 yards per minute in water, depending on its salinity. It's about one-tenth as fast as a Peregrine Falcon In other words, 678 yards per minute is 0.0957 times the speed of a Peregrine Falcon, and the speed of a Peregrine Falcon is 10.40 times that amount. (a.k.a. Peregrine, a.k.a. Duck Hawk, Falco peregrinus)The Peregrine Falcon can reach speeds of up to 7,090 yards per minute when diving. Falcons are sometimes sent to scare smaller birds away from airports to improve air traffic safety and were used in World War II to intercept carrier pigeons used by enemy forces. It's about one-tenth as fast as The CRH (train) In other words, 678 yards per minute is 0.110 times the speed of The CRH (train), and the speed of The CRH (train) is 9.10 times that amount. (a.k.a. Hexie Hao, 和谐号, a.k.a. 和諧號, a.k.a. Héxié Hào, a.k.a. "Harmony")The CRH-3 train which runs on China's Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Railway are capable of speeds up to 6,400 yards per minute. Theses train can make the 120 km (74 mi) journey from Beijing to Tianjin in about 30 minutes. It's about one-tenth as fast as a Porsche 911 In other words, 678 yards per minute is 0.1130 times the speed of a Porsche 911, and the speed of a Porsche 911 is 8.850 times that amount. (for Porsche 911 Type 997 GT2, 2007 model)The Porsche 911 GT2 has a top speed of 6,000 yards per minute. It takes just 7.4 seconds for the GT2 to accelerate to 2,930 yards per minute. It's about one-tenth as fast as an Arrow (archery) In other words, 678 yards per minute is 0.11520 times the speed of an Arrow (archery), and the speed of an Arrow (archery) is 8.6810 times that amount. (250 g arrow fired from 60#/28" bow)A 250 gram arrow will reach speeds of approximately 5,884 yards per minute when fired from a 60-lb, 28-inch draw bow . Archeological evidence from the Ahrensburg valley near Hamburg, Germany indicates that arrows have been used since at least 11 to 12,000 years ago. It's about one-tenth as fast as a Lamborghini Gallardo In other words, 678 yards per minute is 0.120 times the speed of a Lamborghini Gallardo, and the speed of a Lamborghini Gallardo is 8.30 times that amount. (for Gallardo LP 550-2, a.k.a. Valentino Balboni, 2009 model)The Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 model Gallardo has a top speed of 5,800 yards per minute. The Gallardo can reach speeds of 1,800 yards per minute in just 3.9 seconds. It's about one-tenth as fast as The TGV (train) In other words, 678 yards per minute is 0.120 times the speed of The TGV (train), and the speed of The TGV (train) is 8.30 times that amount. (Train à Grande Vitesse) (for SNCF TGV Réseau, a.k.a. "Network" model, a.k.a. TGV-R) (maximum speed)The TGV Réseau sets have a top speed of 5,800 yards per minute. The train is capable of travelling the 425 km (264 mi) distance from Paris to Lyon in East-Central France in about two hours.