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0.0398 rods is about 150 times as long as a Grain of Sand
In other words, the length of a Grain of Sand is 0.00625 times that amount.
(medium grain)
Composed mainly of quartz, mica, feldspar, or magnetite, a grain of sand measures an average of 0.000249 rods. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 3 rods in height.
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