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It's about six-and-a-half times as big as Coron Island
In other words, 179 square miles is 6.5 times the size of Coron Island, and the size of Coron Island is 0.15 times that amount.
(Calamian Islands, Palawan, Philippines)
A popular tourist destination, Coron Island, measures about 27 square miles in total area. The rocky offshore area of the island makes it popular for shipwreck diving, with some wrecks as shallow as 10 ft. under the water.
It's about one-fifth as big as Yosemite National Park
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.153164 times the size of Yosemite National Park, and the size of Yosemite National Park is 6.52895 times that amount.
(Tuolumne, Mariposa, and Madera counties, California, near Mariposa, California) (total land area)
Famous for its granite cliffs and Giant Sequoia groves, Yosemite National Park is 1,168.680 square miles in total area, of which 80.30920 square miles is the well-known Yosemite Valley. The Park is known as the home of Yosemite Falls — the highest waterfall in North America and sixth highest in the world at 739 m (2,420 ft)
It's about one-tenth as big as Rhode Island
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.115854 times the size of Rhode Island, and the size of Rhode Island is 8.63155 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, a.k.a. RI) (United States)
The "Ocean State," Rhode Island measures 1,545.05 square miles in total area. Several large bays totaling 1,044.790 square miles make up 32.4% of its total area.
It's about one-tenth as big as Kangaroo Island
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.1052 times the size of Kangaroo Island, and the size of Kangaroo Island is 9.506 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Karta) (state of South Australia, Australia)
Kangaroo Island, off the southern coast of Australia, measures 1,701 square miles in total area. The island is famous for its ligurian bee colonies, exporting over 100 tonnes of honey each year.
It's about one-tenth as big as Fort Bliss
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.102 times the size of Fort Bliss, and the size of Fort Bliss is 9.8 times that amount.
(near Las Cruces, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas)
Fort Bliss is the United States Army's second-largest installation with a total area of 1,750 square miles. It is known as the largest TRADOC (Training and Doctrine Command) site, the Army's largest maneuver area, and the country's largest contiguous tract of open airspace.
It's about one-tenth as big as Grand Canyon National Park
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.094026838 times the size of Grand Canyon National Park, and the size of Grand Canyon National Park is 10.6352613 times that amount.
(Coconino County and Mohave Counties, Arizona, near Fredonia and Grand Canyon, Arizona)
Containing the 446 km (277 mi) Grand Canyon gorge, Grand Canyon National Park covers 1,903.711440 square miles.
It's about one-tenth as big as Calgary
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.090722 times the size of Calgary, and the size of Calgary is 11.023 times that amount.
(Calgary metro) (Canada)
One of the largest cities in Canada, Calgary measures 1,973.06 square miles. Calgary has a large parks system, with 800 km of pathways connecting the city's various parks.