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Men's Olympic Pole Vault record (5.97 m) is 5 x Height of a ice-hockey goal (1.2 m)
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Direct distance from Cape Town to Cairo (7,250 km)
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Yes, there's now a book based on these numbers. Oxford University Press: July 2018.
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