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 It's about as fast as an Iceberg (a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)Moved by ocean currents and wind, icebergs can drift at speeds of about 200,000 centimeters per hour. The largest iceberg ever recorded was a found near Baffin Island, Nunavut and was estimated to be nine billion metric tons. It's about two-fifths as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) In other words, 200,000 centimeters per hour is 0.43 times the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan), and the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 2.3 times that amount. (Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)A 2006 Study by the New York City Department of City Planning found that pedestrians in that city walk at an average rate of 470,000 centimeters per hour. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 510,000 centimeters per hour It's about three-tenths as fast as Michael Phelps In other words, 200,000 centimeters per hour is 0.286 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 3.4965 times that amount. (at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)Setting a world record, Michael Phelps swam the 200 m freestyle in 1:42.96 for an average speed of 699,300 centimeters per hour. Phelps would go on to win nine gold medals individually in the 2008 Olympics - more than all but eight of the competing nations. It's about one-fifth as fast as a Crocodile In other words, 200,000 centimeters per hour is 0.21 times the speed of a Crocodile, and the speed of a Crocodile is 4.8 times that amount. (American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 1,000,000 centimeters per hour. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 2,000,000 centimeters per hour. It's about eight-and-a-half times as fast as a Sloth In other words, 200,000 centimeters per hour is 8.3 times the speed of a Sloth, and the speed of a Sloth is 0.12 times that amount. (for Brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus)The three-toed sloth moves along the ground at an average speed of 24,000 centimeters per hour. Long thought to be lengthy sleepers, a 2008 study concluded that sloths sleep an average of only 9.6 hours per day. It's about one-tenth as fast as a Bull In other words, 200,000 centimeters per hour is 0.08 times the speed of a Bull, and the speed of a Bull is 12 times that amount. (for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)The herd of the annual Encierro in Pamplona, Spain runs at an average speed of 2,400,000 centimeters per hour. The Encierro is run annually from July 7th through July 14th and involves 42 bulls, 77 oxen, and an estimated 17,000 runners over the course of the event. It's about one-fifteenth as fast as Noah Ngeny In other words, 200,000 centimeters per hour is 0.0733 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 13.64 times that amount. (in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)Setting a world record at the Rieti Grand Prix in 1999, Noah Ngeny ran 1,000 m in 2:11.96 for an average speed of 2,728,000 centimeters per hour. According to some reports, Ngeny did not begin running competitively until just three years before setting the record.