Lifespan of Galapagos giant tortoise

Lifespan of Galapagos giant tortoise (190 y)

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Lifespan of Galapagos giant tortoise (190 y)

  • is 1/10 of Time since the peak of Roman Empire (1,900 y)...more
  • is 1/4 of Time since the birth of Marco Polo (767 y)...more
  • is 1/4 of Time since the birth of Dante Alighieri (756 y)...more
  • is 2/5 of Duration of Roman Republic (482 y)...more
  • is 2/5 of Time since the publication of Copernicus's sun-centred model of the solar system (478 y)...more
  • is 1/2 of Time since the birth of Newton (378 y)...more
  • is 1/2 of Duration of Mali Empire (375 y)...more
  • is 2 x Time since Charles Lindbergh first flew across the Atlantic (94 y)...more
  • is 2.5 x Time since introduction of the first mass-produced helicopter (Sikorsky R-4) (77 y)...more
  • is 2.5 x Period of Halley's Comet's orbit (75.3 y)...more
  • is 100 x Period of Mars's orbit (1.88 y)...more

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