Direct distance from Land's End to John o' Groats

Direct distance from Land's End to John o' Groats (970 km)

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If Direct distance from Land's End to John o' Groats (970 km) was a standard unit ...

  • Distance from the Earth to the Moon (384,000 km)...more would be 400 x Direct distance from Land's End to John o' Groats
  • Diameter of Neptune (49,200 km)...more would be 50 x Direct distance from Land's End to John o' Groats
  • Diameter of Mercury (4,880 km)...more would be 5 x Direct distance from Land's End to John o' Groats
  • Length of I-90 highway from Boston to Seattle (4,860 km)...more would be 5 x Direct distance from Land's End to John o' Groats
  • Length of Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles (3,940 km)...more would be 4 x Direct distance from Land's End to John o' Groats
  • Length of the Tigris River (1,950 km)...more would be 2 x Direct distance from Land's End to John o' Groats
  • Length of the Suez Canal (193.3 km)...more would be 1/5 of Direct distance from Land's End to John o' Groats
  • Length of the Kiel Canal (98 km)...more would be 1/10 of Direct distance from Land's End to John o' Groats
  • Length of the Epsom Derby horse race (2.4 km)...more would be 1/400 of Direct distance from Land's End to John o' Groats
  • World record longest flight of an arrow from a bow (2010) (484 m)...more would be 1/2000 of Direct distance from Land's End to John o' Groats
  • Length of Tower Bridge over the Thames (244 m)...more would be 1/4000 of Direct distance from Land's End to John o' Groats

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