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How fast is 3,100 inches per minute?

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It's about as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan).
(Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)
A 2006 Study by the New York City Department of City Planning found that pedestrians in that city walk at an average rate of 3,100 inches per minute. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 3,300 inches per minute
It's about two-thirds as fast as Michael Phelps.
In other words, 3,100 inches per minute is 0.675590 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 1.48020 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 4,588.60 inches per minute. 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 half as fast as a Crocodile.
In other words, 3,100 inches per minute is 0.490 times the speed of a Crocodile, and the speed of a Crocodile is 2 times that amount.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 6,600 inches per minute. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 13,000 inches per minute.
It's about three times as fast as an Iceberg.
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 0.30 times 3,100 inches per minute.
(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
Moved by ocean currents and wind, icebergs can drift at speeds of about 1,000 inches per minute. The largest iceberg ever recorded was a found near Baffin Island, Nunavut and was estimated to be nine billion metric tons.
It's about one-fifth as fast as a Bull.
In other words, the speed of a Bull is 5 times 3,100 inches per minute.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
The herd of the annual Encierro in Pamplona, Spain runs at an average speed of 16,000 inches per minute. The Encierro is run annually from July 7th through July 14th and involves 42 bulls, 77 oxen, and an estimated 17,000 runners over the course of the event.
It's about one-fifth as fast as Noah Ngeny.
In other words, 3,100 inches per minute is 0.17320 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 5.7740 times that amount.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)
Setting a world record at the Rieti Grand Prix in 1999, Noah Ngeny ran 1,000 m in 2:11.96 for an average speed of 17,900 inches per minute. According to some reports, Ngeny did not begin running competitively until just three years before setting the record.
It's about one-tenth as fast as Flo-Jo.
In other words, 3,100 inches per minute is 0.140 times the speed of Flo-Jo, and the speed of Flo-Jo is 7.1430 times that amount.
(at the Seoul Olympics, 1998) (a.k.a. Florence Griffith-Joyner, a.k.a. Florence Delorez Griffith) (swimmer; 1959-1998)
Setting a world record in 1988, Flo-Jo ran a 200 m in 0:21.34 for an average speed of 22,140 inches per minute. Known as a 200 m runner, Joyner also set a record time in a 100 m race at in 1987.