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How long is 243,000 kilometers?
It's about three-fifths as long as The Distance from Earth to the Moon
The length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon is about 384,436.50 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Luna) (median of semi-major axis, or apigee, and semi-minor axes, or perigee)
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It's about six times as long as The Circumfrence of Earth
The length of The Circumfrence of Earth is about 40,075.014 kilometers.
(Equatorial)
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It's about nineteen times as long as The Diameter of Earth
The length of The Diameter of Earth is about 12,756.2730 kilometers.
(Equatorial)
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It's about thirty times as long as The Great Wall of China (total)
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The length of The Great Wall of China (total) is about 8,850 kilometers.
(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)
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It's about forty times as long as The Amazon River
The length of The Amazon River is about 6,437 kilometers.
(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
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It's about forty times as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only)
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The length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is about 6,259 kilometers.
(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)
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It's about 50 times as long as I-80
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The length of I-80 is about 4,638.03 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Interstate 80, a.k.a. Keystone Shortway) (net length)
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It's about 55 times as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York
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The length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is about 4,490 kilometers.
(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)
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It's about 65 times as long as The Mississippi River
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The length of The Mississippi River is about 3,766 kilometers.
(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
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It's about 70 times as long as The Volga
The length of The Volga is about 3,530 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Волга, a.k.a. İdel (Идел), a.k.a. Атăл (Atăl), a.k.a. Edil, a.k.a. İdil, a.k.a. Рав (Rav)) (from the Valdai Hills, Tver Oblast, Russia through the Caspian Sea)
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It's about 70 times as long as The Oregon Trail
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The length of The Oregon Trail is about 3,490 kilometers.
(from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon)
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It's about 85 times as long as The Danube
The length of The Danube is about 2,850 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Donau, a.k.a. Dunaj, a.k.a. Dunav, a.k.a. Duna, a.k.a. Дунав (Dunav), a.k.a. Dunărea, a.k.a. Дунáй (Dunay), a.k.a. Tuna) (from Breg Martinskapelle, Black Forest, Germany through the Danube Delta, Romania)
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It's about 100 times as long as The Colorado River
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The length of The Colorado River is about 2,330 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Aha Kwahwat, a.k.a. Grand River, a.k.a. Tizon River, a.k.a. Tecon River, a.k.a. Tison River) (from Grand Lake, Colorado through the Gulf of California)
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It's about 200 times as long as The Rhine
The length of The Rhine is about 1,320 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Rhein, a.k.a. Rijn, a.k.a. Rhin, a.k.a. Rain, a.k.a. Reno, a.k.a. Rhenus, a.k.a. Ryn) (from near Reichenau, Switzerland through Hoek van Holland, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
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It's about 550 times as long as The Grand Canyon
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The length of The Grand Canyon is about 446 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Gran Cañón) (Arizona) (Colorado River miles measure)
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