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It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as big as Nevada.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.00041888751 times the size of Nevada, and the size of Nevada is 2,387.27580 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Silver State," Nevada measures 2,358,628.40 virgates in total area. Federal Government land-holdings in Nevada make up a greater percentage of the state — 80.89%, or 1,894,869.30 virgates — than any other state in the country.
It's about 2,500 times as big as a Polo field.
In other words, 988 virgates is 2,390.960 times the size of a Polo field, and the size of a Polo field is 0.000418242045 times that amount.
(for field polo) (United States Polo Association rules; unboarded side maximum)
An outdoor polo field must measure 274.32 m in length and 146.304 m to in width for a total playing area of up to 0.413223140 virgates. Polo traces its origins to an Iranian (then Persian) war game from the 5th Century, which was played with as many as 100 players per side.
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as big as Arizona.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.0004062561 times the size of Arizona, and the size of Arizona is 2,461.5020 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Grand Canyon State," Arizona measures 2,431,964 virgates in total area. The Navajo Nation (a.k.a. Diné Bikéyah),the largest reservation in the country, occupies the entire area of northeastern Arizona, a total of 338,793.40 virgates.
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as big as New Mexico.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.00038089232 times the size of New Mexico, and the size of New Mexico is 2,625.41390 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Land of Enchantment," New Mexico measures 2,593,908.90 virgates in total area. New Mexico has less water surface area than any other state, with bodies of water making up just 5,353.94990 virgates or 0.2% of the state's total area.
It's about one-three-thousandth as big as Montana.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.00031496017 times the size of Montana, and the size of Montana is 3,175.0046 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Treasure State," Montana measures 3,136,904.60 virgates in total area. The northwest corner of Montana is home to Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake in the continental United States with a surface area of 4,085.47560 virgates.
It's about one-three-thousand-five-hundredth as big as California.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.00028291847 times the size of California, and the size of California is 3,534.58720 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Golden State," California measures 3,492,172.20 virgates in total area. California is home to both the highest point — Mt. Whitney at 4,421 m (14,505 ft) — and lowest point — Death Valley at 85.5 m (282 ft) below sea level — in the continental United States, the two of which are separated by just 123 km (76 mi).
It's about 4,000 times as big as The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool.
In other words, 988 virgates is 3,810 times the size of The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, and the size of The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool is 0.000262 times that amount.
(Washington, D.C.) (pool surface area)
The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool has a water surface area of 0.2590 virgates. The Pool has a sloping bottom and extends to 80 cm (30 in) in depth at its center.