Typical flight of a flying fish

Typical flight of a flying fish (50 m)



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Typical flight of a flying fish (50 m)

  • is 1/40 of Length of the Kentucky Derby horse race (2 km)...more
  • is 1/5 of Length of the longest ski jump ever (2015) (251.5 m)...more
  • is about as big as Length of an Olympic swimming pool (50 m)...more
  • is 2 x Length of the Blue Whale skeleton in London's Natural History Museum (25.2 m)...more
  • is 2.5 x Length of a cricket pitch (20.12 m)...more
  • is 4 x Length of a T-65 X-Wing starfighter in the Star Wars movies (12.5 m)...more
  • is 4 x Estimated length of Tyrannosaurus Rex (12.3 m)...more
  • is 25 x Length of a `king-size` bed (1.98 m)...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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