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It's about as big as Mackinac Island.
In other words, the size of Mackinac Island is 0.99970 times 1,217,400 squares.
(Michigan)
Mackinac Island measures 1,217,400 squares in total land area. The island is located in Lake Huron and is known as a historically-cultured tourist destination and summer colony, home to the well-known Victorian Grand Hotel.
It's about nine-tenths as big as Tokelau.
In other words, 1,217,400 squares is 0.940 times the size of Tokelau, and the size of Tokelau is 1.10 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Tokelau Islands, a.k.a. The Union Islands) (New Zealand Territory) (total area)
Tokelau, a territory consisting of three coral atolls under the sovereignty of New Zealand, measures 1,300,000 squares. With exports consisting of small crafts and small-scale agriculture, most of which is traded only with New Zealand, Tokelau has the smallest economy of any country in the world.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as big as Oregon's Armillaria ostoyae.
In other words, 1,217,400 squares is 1.170 times the size of Oregon's Armillaria ostoyae, and the size of Oregon's Armillaria ostoyae is 0.8550 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Shoestring Rot) (Malheur National Forest, near John Day, Oregon) (if considered single organism)
The Armillaria ostoyae fungus of Malheur National Forest is a giant fungus measuring 1,040,000 squares in area. The fungus, which pathologists estimate is between 2,000 and 8,500 years old, began as a microscopic spore and is now considered the largest organism in the world.
It's about four-fifths as big as LAX.
In other words, 1,217,400 squares is 0.810 times the size of LAX, and the size of LAX is 1.20 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Los Angeles International Airporta, a.k.a. KLAX) (total land area) (2012 figures)
Including nine passenger terminals and several other administrative and cargo facilities, LAX sits on 1,500,000 squares of land. In 2014, LAX serviced almost 71 million passengers, 600,000 planes, and over 1.9 million tons of freight.
It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as big as Gibraltar.
In other words, the size of Gibraltar is 0.590 times 1,217,400 squares.
(British overseas territory) (total area)
The British overseas territory Gibraltar is located at the southern tip of Spain overlooking the Mediterranean Sea at the Strait of Gibraltar and measures of 700,000 squares in total area. It is renowned as the home of the Rock of Gibraltar (a.k.a. Calpe, a.k.a. Jabal al Tariq), a well-known tourist attraction.
It's about one-and-three-fourths times as big as Crawford Ranch.
In other words, 1,217,400 squares is 1.7660 times the size of Crawford Ranch, and the size of Crawford Ranch is 0.56630 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Prairie Chapel Ranch, a.k.a. Western White House) (Crawford, Texas)
Crawford Ranch, the private estate of President George W. Bush, is a 689,500 squares estate, which, in addition to the house itself and its outbuildings, features seven canyons, three miles of river frontage and a man-made fish pond.
It's about half as big as Nauru.
In other words, 1,217,400 squares is 0.540 times the size of Nauru, and the size of Nauru is 1.90 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Republic of Nauru, a.k.a. Pleasant Island)
The world's smallest island nation, Nauru is a Micronesian island with a total area of 2,300,000 squares. Once a prosperous phosphate mining nation with the highest per-capita income of any nation, today 90% of the population is unemployed.