Length of the Amazon River

Length of the Amazon River (6,990 km)



Neat Ratios ...

Length of the Amazon River (6,990 km)

  • is 1/200 of Diameter of the Sun (1.391 million km)...more
  • is 1/40 of Diameter of Saturn's rings (282,000 km)...more
  • is 1/20 of Diameter of Jupiter (139,800 km)...more
  • is 2 x Diameter of Earth's Moon (3,480 km)...more
  • is 20 x Length of the River Thames (346 km)...more
  • is 200 x Length of the Peripherique around Paris (35 km)...more
  • is 1000 x Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France) (7.12 km)...more

If this was a standard unit ...

Is That A Big Number? - The Book

Yes, there's now a book based on these numbers. Oxford University Press: July 2018.

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