It's about three-fifths as big as Michigan.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 0.58182210 times the size of Michigan, and the size of Michigan is 1.7187380 times that amount.(United States)
The "Great Lakes State," Michigan measures 25,049,360 hectares in total area. According to some studies, there is no point in Michigan that is more than 9.66 km (6 mi) from a lake or 136.79 km (85 mi) from a Great Lake.
It's about three-fifths as big as Wyoming.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 0.5752940 times the size of Wyoming, and the size of Wyoming is 1.738240 times that amount.(United States)
The "Equality State," Wyoming measures 25,333,600 hectares in total area. A 100 m (300 ft) wide, 26 km (16 mi) long geological feature near Cheyenne is known as The Gangplank and provides an un-eroded, natural ramp from the Great Plains to the Laramie Mountains that was used as the route of ascension for the first transcontinental railroad and is still in use for Interstate 80.
It's about three-fifths as big as Oregon.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 0.57197810 times the size of Oregon, and the size of Oregon is 1.7483190 times that amount.(United States)
The "Beaver State," Oregon measures 25,480,470 hectares in total area. The largest single organism in the world, a 965 hectares fungus of the Shoestring Rot (Armillaria ostoyae) variety, lives in the Malheur National Forest in Oregon's Strawberry Mountains.
It's about one-and-three-fourths times as big as South Carolina.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 1.7573770 times the size of South Carolina, and the size of South Carolina is 0.56902990 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-and-four-fifths times as big as Lake Superior.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 1.780 times the size of Lake Superior, and the size of Lake Superior is 0.5620 times that amount.(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 half as big as Colorado.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 0.540586420 times the size of Colorado, and the size of Colorado is 1.8498430 times that amount.(United States)
The "Centennial State," Colorado measures 26,960,111 hectares in total area. Within Colorado, there are 54 peaks of the Rocky Mountains that rise above 4,270 m (14,000 ft) — including the range's highest peak, Mount Elbert — and are therefore referred to as "fourteeners" by mountaineers.
It's about half as big as Nevada.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 0.508965360 times the size of Nevada, and the size of Nevada is 1.96477030 times that amount.(United States)
The "Silver State," Nevada measures 28,635,092 hectares in total area. Federal Government land-holdings in Nevada make up a greater percentage of the state — 80.89%, or 23,004,792 hectares — than any other state in the country.