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How big is 470.98 cubic feet?

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It's about 200,000 times as big as an Egg (Chicken).
In other words, the size of an Egg (Chicken) is 0.000005 times 470.98 cubic feet.
(hen; USDA large size; uncooked)
A typical egg — of large size as defined by the United State Department of Agriculture — has a volume of 0.0024 cubic feet. Each year, American farms produce 69,000,000,000 eggs.
It's about 200,000 times as big as a Golf Ball (packed).
In other words, 470.98 cubic feet is 209,797.211 times the size of a Golf Ball (packed), and the size of a Golf Ball (packed) is 0.0000047665076 times that amount.
() (per R&A-USGA Rules of Golf)
Dictated by the Rules of Golf (as approved by the United States Golf Association and the Rules Committee of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of Saint Andrews), a golf ball must have a volume of at least 0.0014367419 cubic feet. Golf balls are not required to have the familiar dimpled pattern, but the design has been popular since its invention in 1905 because it reduces drag while increasing lift.
It's about 350,000 times as big as a Golf Ball.
In other words, 470.98 cubic feet is 327,808.14 times the size of a Golf Ball, and the size of a Golf Ball is 0.0000030505649 times that amount.
(per R&A-USGA Rules of Golf)
According to the Rules of Golf (as approved by the United States Golf Association and the Rules Committee of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of Saint Andrews), a golf ball must have a volume of at least 0.0014367419 cubic feet. Golf balls are not required to have the familiar dimpled pattern, but the design has been popular since its invention in 1905 because it reduces drag while increasing lift.
It's about 650,000 times as big as a Marshmallow.
In other words, the size of a Marshmallow is 0.0000015 times 470.98 cubic feet.
A regular marshmallow measures about 0.014 cubic feet. In the 1984 movie Ghostbusters, a monster known as the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man was a fictional mascot of a marshmallow company, brought to life by supernatural forces and made gigantic — measuring 34.3 m tall in this form.
It's about 1,500,000 times as big as a Gumball (packed).
In other words, the size of a Gumball (packed) is 0.00000077 times 470.98 cubic feet.
() (commercial-grade vending machine standard size)
The standard size gumball for a commercial grade vending machine has a volume of 0.00032 cubic feet. Walter Diemer, an accountant at the Fleer Company in Philadelphia, is the man responsible for bubblegum's traditional pink color, as pink was the only food coloring in the company's factory when he made his first successful batch of gum.
It's about 1,500,000 times as big as a Gumball.
In other words, the size of a Gumball is 0.00000067 times 470.98 cubic feet.
(commercial-grade vending machine standard size)
The standard size gumball for a commercial grade vending machine has a volume of 0.00032 cubic feet. Walter Diemer, an accountant at the Fleer Company in Philadelphia, is the man responsible for bubblegum's traditional pink color, as pink was the only food coloring in the company's factory when he made his first successful batch of gum.
It's about 0.00000003 times as big as Sydney Harbour.
In other words, 470.98 cubic feet is 0.0000000237 times the size of Sydney Harbour, and the size of Sydney Harbour is 42,200,000 times that amount.
(formally Port Jackson, a.k.a. Sydney Harbor) (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) (total estuary water volume at high tide)
Lending the term "sydharb" or "sydarb" to comparable quantities of water, Sydney Harbor contains approximately 19,800,000,000 cubic feet of water. Snapper Island, a onetime naval facility loocated in the Harbour, was transformed by the dredging efforts of the Australian Navy from a 2,360 sq. m (25,400 sq. ft) outcropping to a 16,500 sq. m (178,000 sq. ft) island shaped roughly in the outline of a boat.