It's about one-fifty-fifth as big as Lake Superior.
In other words, the size of Lake Superior is 57.50 times 143,040 hectares.(a.k.a. Lac Supérieur, a.k.a. Gitchigumi, a.k.a. Gitche Gumee) (surface area)
Both the largest of North America's Great Lakes and the largest freshwater lake in the world (by surface area), Lake Superior has a total area of 8,210,000 hectares. It borders the cities of Duluth, Minnesota and Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
It's about one-sixtieth as big as South Carolina.
In other words, 143,040 hectares is 0.01724788 times the size of South Carolina, and the size of South Carolina is 57.978140 times that amount.(United States)
The "Palmetto State," South Carolina measures 8,293,194 hectares in total area. South Carolina's border with Georgia is almost entirely marked by the Savannah River, which stretches for 560 km (350 mi) along South Carolina's southeastern boundary.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as big as Maine.
In other words, 143,040 hectares is 0.01560791 times the size of Maine, and the size of Maine is 64.07008 times that amount.(United States)
The "Pine Tree State," Maine measures 9,164,582 hectares in total area. Machias Seal Island, about 8 hectares of Maine's area, continues to be a source of dispute between the United States and Canada, with each country claiming sovereignty over the small, treeless island.
It's about 65 times as big as Fort Meade.
In other words, 143,040 hectares is 65.290 times the size of Fort Meade, and the size of Fort Meade is 0.01532 times that amount.(a.k.a. Fort George G. Meade) (near Odenton, Maryland)
Fort Meade measures 2,191 hectares. It is known as home of the Fort Meade Museum and the National Cryptologic Museum.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as big as Indiana.
In other words, 143,040 hectares is 0.01516515 times the size of Indiana, and the size of Indiana is 65.940660 times that amount.(United States)
The "Hoosier State," Indiana measures 9,432,149 hectares in total area. The state is bisected north-south by the Wabash River, one of the longest rivers in the United States at 661 km (411 mi).
It's about 70 times as big as Nauru.
In other words, 143,040 hectares is 68 times the size of Nauru, and the size of Nauru is 0.015 times that amount.(a.k.a. Republic of Nauru, a.k.a. Pleasant Island)
The world's smallest island nation, Nauru is a Micronesian island with a total area of 2,100 hectares. Once a prosperous phosphate mining nation with the highest per-capita income of any nation, today 90% of the population is unemployed.
It's about one-seventy-fifth as big as Kentucky.
In other words, 143,040 hectares is 0.01366726 times the size of Kentucky, and the size of Kentucky is 73.167560 times that amount.(formally the Commonwealth of Kentucky) (United States)
The "Bluegrass State," Kentucky measures 10,465,890 hectares in total area. The Kentucky Bend, a 4,547 hectares piece of land, is a non-contiguous enclave to the west of Kentucky proper, surrounded by Missouri and Tennessee, and the only such non-contiguous state area in the United States.