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Step 1: What kind of measurement do you want to compare?
Length Icon (Ruler)
Length
Weight (Mass) Icon (Scale)
Weight
Speed Icon (Running Man)
Speed
Time Icon (Clock)
Time
Area Icon (Floorplan)
Area
Volume Icon (Beaker)
Volume
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Data

Click an icon above to choose a measurement type for comparison. This space will display an explanation as you move your mouse over the icons.
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470.98 cubic feet is about one-two-hundredth as as an Olympic Swimming Pool.
In other words, it's 0.0053 times the of an Olympic Swimming Pool, and the of an Olympic Swimming Pool is 190 times that amount.
(FINA regulation; (minimum capacity)
According to the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA), a swimming pool for Olympic and world championship events must measure 50 m by 25 m with a depth of at least 2 m for a total volume of 88,000 cubic feet. A pool of this size was to be used in Olympic time trials in New Jersey in early 2008, but its component pieces were stolen from a warehouse, likely to be sold for scrap metal.
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