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How big is 1,600,000 cubic yards?

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It's about 0.0000003 times as big as The Grand Canyon.
In other words, 1,600,000 cubic yards is 0.0000002930 times the size of The Grand Canyon, and the size of The Grand Canyon is 3,410,000 times that amount.
(Coconino County and Mohave Counties, Arizona, near Fredonia and Grand Canyon, Arizona)
A dynamic and continuously changing landscape, the Grand Canyon has an approximate volume of 5,450,000,000,000 cubic yards. The strata of the rock visible in the Canyon's walls display nearly 2 billion years of geological history.
It's about 7,500,000 times as big as a Bathtub.
In other words, the size of a Bathtub is 0.000000130 times 1,600,000 cubic yards.
(a.k.a. bath, a.k.a. tub) (for Bootz Industries Aloha 5 ft. Left Hand Drain Soaking Tub)
The capacity of a typical bathtub is 0.210 cubic yards. Historically, bathtubs have been made of various materials including marble, terracotta, silver, gold, and iron but the size and shape of the tubs has changed little in their 7,000 year history.
It's about 15,000,000 times as big as a Car Gas Tank.
In other words, 1,600,000 cubic yards is 16,200,000 times the size of a Car Gas Tank, and the size of a Car Gas Tank is 0.00000006170 times that amount.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus)
A car gas tank (for example, that of a 2009 Ford Taurus) holds 0.099 cubic yards of gas. In contrast, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — the first mass-produced car — had a fuel capacity of just 0.0262 cubic yards.
It's about 20,000,000 times as big as a Beer Keg.
In other words, 1,600,000 cubic yards is 20,800,000 times the size of a Beer Keg, and the size of a Beer Keg is 0.00000004810 times that amount.
(Half barrel; maximum capacity)
The most common keg size sold by US beer sellers is a half-barrel type with a volume of 0.0768 cubic yards. This type of keg contains the equivalent of 165 0.000464 cubic yards cans of beer.
It's about 100,000,000 times as big as a Basketball (packed).
In other words, 1,600,000 cubic yards is 110,202,743.590 times the size of a Basketball (packed), and the size of a Basketball (packed) is 0.00000000907418424830 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A NBA official ball, manufactured by Spalding, is a Size 7 ball measures about 0.00929196467 cubic yards. These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm
It's about 150,000,000 times as big as a Bowling Ball (packed).
In other words, 1,600,000 cubic yards is 148,577,162.320 times the size of a Bowling Ball (packed), and the size of a Bowling Ball (packed) is 0.00000000673050948330 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling ball should measure at least 10.795 cm (4.25 in) in radius for a total volume of about 0.0068920417109 cubic yards. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 5 kg (11 lbs) will float in water.
It's about 150,000,000 times as big as a Basketball.
In other words, 1,600,000 cubic yards is 172,191,786.860 times the size of a Basketball, and the size of a Basketball is 0.00000000580747791890 times that amount.
(NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A NBA official ball, manufactured by Spalding, is a Size 7 ball and measures about 0.00929196467 cubic yards. The surface of these balls have 4,118 pebbles with a diameter of 2.5 mm each.