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How big is 348,000 square kilometers?

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It's about as big as The Great Barrier Reef
(a.k.a. Barrier Reef) (Coral Sea, off Queensland, Australia) (approximate)
The Great Barrier Reef, the largest such reef in the world, covers about 348,000 sq. km. Reefs, such as the Great Barrier, grow in diameter at a rate of 1 to 3 cm per year.
It's about nine-tenths as big as Montana
In other words, 348,000 square kilometers is 0.913774190 times the size of Montana, and the size of Montana is 1.0943623 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Treasure State," Montana measures 380,838.07 sq. km in total area. The northwest corner of Montana is home to Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake in the continental United States with a surface area of 496 sq. km.
It's about four-fifths as big as California
In other words, 348,000 square kilometers is 0.820813610 times the size of California, and the size of California is 1.21830340 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Golden State," California measures 423,969.58 sq. km in total area. California is home to both the highest point — Mt. Whitney at 4,421 m (14,505 ft) — and lowest point — Death Valley at 85.5 m (282 ft) below sea level — in the continental United States, the two of which are separated by just 123 km (76 mi).
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as big as Michigan
In other words, 348,000 square kilometers is 1.3892570 times the size of Michigan, and the size of Michigan is 0.71980920 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Great Lakes State," Michigan measures 250,493.6 sq. m in total area. According to some studies, there is no point in Michigan that is more than 9.66 km (6 mi) from a lake or 136.79 km (85 mi) from a Great Lake.
It's about one-and-a-half times as big as Minnesota
In other words, 348,000 square kilometers is 1.5454950 times the size of Minnesota, and the size of Minnesota is 0.64704190 times that amount.
(United States)
The "North Star State," Minnesota measures 225,170.6 sq. km in total area. Due to an error in the map used while writing the Treaty of Paris, a 1,544.5 sq. km (596.3 sq. mi) segment of Minnesota called the "Northwest Angle" lies north of the 49th parallel, which marks the border between the contiguous United States and Canada across the western remainder of the two countries.
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as big as Kansas
In other words, 348,000 square kilometers is 1.633070 times the size of Kansas, and the size of Kansas is 0.6123440 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Sunflower State," Kansas measures 213,096.0 sq. km in total area. The point said to be the geographic center of the continental United States is located near Lebanon, Kansas.
It's about half as big as Texas
In other words, 348,000 square kilometers is 0.500272320 times the size of Texas, and the size of Texas is 1.99891130 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Lone Star State," Texas measures 695,621.13 sq. km in total area. Texas covers so much area that Texarkana — a city in the state's northeastern corner — is about 30 km closer to Chicago, Illinois, than it is to El Paso — in the western corner of Texas.