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How fast is 344.9 feet per hour?

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It's about two-fifths as fast as a Sloth.
In other words, 344.9 feet per hour is 0.44 times the speed of a Sloth, and the speed of a Sloth is 2.3 times that amount.
(for Brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus)
It's about one-fifteenth as fast as an Iceberg.
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 20 times 344.9 feet per hour.
(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
It's about one-forty-fifth as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan).
In other words, the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 45 times 344.9 feet per hour.
(Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)
It's about one-sixty-fifth as fast as Michael Phelps.
In other words, 344.9 feet per hour is 0.015033 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 66.52 times that amount.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)
Setting a world record, Michael Phelps swam the 200 m freestyle in 1:42.96 for an average speed of 22,943 feet per hour. Phelps would go on to win nine gold medals individually in the 2008 Olympics - more than all but eight of the competing nations.
It's about one-ninetieth as fast as a Crocodile.
In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 91 times 344.9 feet per hour.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as fast as a Bull.
In other words, the speed of a Bull is 230 times 344.9 feet per hour.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as fast as Noah Ngeny.
In other words, 344.9 feet per hour is 0.003853 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 259.5 times that amount.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)