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It's about one-twenty-five-thousandth as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York
In other words, 855 spans is 0.0000435 times the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York, and the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 23,000 times that amount.
(Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York) (via I-10 E, I-15 N, I-70 E, I-76 E, I-80 E, I-280 E)
The total length of the freeway route from Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York via Interstate 80 is 19,600,000 spans long. This route intersects eleven states and several major cities, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; Lincoln, Nebraska; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; South Bend, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio.
It's about one-twenty-five-thousandth as long as I-80
In other words, 855 spans is 0.0000421414 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 23,729.6 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Interstate 80, a.k.a. Keystone Shortway) (net length)
Interstate 80, crosses the continent of North America from Teaneck, New Jersey to San Francisco, California and covers a total length of 20,288,800 spans. A 262,467 spans stretch between mile marker 318 in Grand Island, Nebraska and mile marker 390 in Lincoln, Nebraska is the longest straight path in the US Interstate system.
It's about one-thirty-thousandth as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only)
In other words, 855 spans is 0.00003123 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 32,020 times that amount.
(长城, 長城, Chángchéng, a.k.a. 万里长城, 萬里長城, Wànlǐ Chángchéng) (a.k.a. "The long wall of 10,000 Li") (from Shanhaiguan through Lop Nur, China) (wall segments only)
The Great Wall of China has total wall segment length of 27,380,000 spans. Built and maintained in multiple sections over about eleven centuries, the Great Wall is currently suffering the effects of erosion, especially in the older sections made primarily out of mud.
It's about one-thirty-five-thousandth as long as The Amazon River
In other words, 855 spans is 0.00003036 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 32,940 times that amount.
(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 28,160,000 spans. Although by most measures it is the largest and one of the most significant rivers in the world, the region surrounding the Amazon is mostly sparsely populated and the river itself has no bridges across it at any point.
It's about one-forty-five-thousandth as long as The Great Wall of China (total)
In other words, 855 spans is 0.0000221 times the length of The Great Wall of China (total), and the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 45,200 times that amount.
(长城, 長城, Chángchéng, a.k.a. 万里长城, 萬里長城, Wànlǐ Chángchéng) (a.k.a. "The long wall of 10,000 Li") (from Shanhaiguan through Lop Nur, China) (total length, all branches)
The Great Wall of China, including all branches and trenches, is 38,700,000 spans. Built and maintained in multiple sections over about eleven centuries, the Great Wall is currently suffering the effects of erosion, especially in the older sections made primarily out of mud.
It's about one-sixty-five-thousandth as long as The Diameter of Earth
In other words, 855 spans is 0.000015322108 times the length of The Diameter of Earth, and the length of The Diameter of Earth is 65,265.171 times that amount.
(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has a diameter of approximately 55,801,719 spans at the Equator. The first complete view of Earth's diameter was in a photograph taken from a V-2 rocket launched in 1946 by the United States Army, which reached an altitude of 457,600 spans.
It's about 100,000 times as wide as a Strand of Spaghetti
In other words, 855 spans is 110,000 times the width of a Strand of Spaghetti, and the width of a Strand of Spaghetti is 0.0000091 times that amount.
(average; restaurant and supermarket applications) (based on FMA Omcan Italian Made TR50 Counter Top Pasta Machine Extruder 13317)
An average strand of restaurant-grade spaghetti measures 0.0074 spans in thickness. In 2010, a California Buca di Beppo set a world record by preparing a 13,780-lb bowl of spaghetti, served in a swimming pool.