Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France) (7.12 km)

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- Direct distance from Cape Town to Cairo (7,250 km)...more would be 1000 x Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)
- Circumference of Pluto (7,230 km)...more would be 1000 x Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)
- Length of South America (North to South) (7,150 km)...more would be 1000 x Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)
- Length of the Amazon River (6,990 km)...more would be 1000 x Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)
- Length of the Danube River (2,880 km)...more would be 400 x Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)
- Length of the Limpopo River (1,800 km)...more would be 250 x Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)
- Length of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal (1,794 km)...more would be 250 x Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)
- Length of the Peripherique around Paris (35 km)...more would be 5 x Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)
- Length of the Starship `Enterprise` in the Original Star Trek series (289.7 m)...more would be 1/25 of Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)
- Length of a Boeing 747 airliner (70.7 m)...more would be 1/100 of Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)
- Distance to target in Olympic Archery competition (70 m)...more would be 1/100 of Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)
- Length of a basketball court (28 m)...more would be 1/250 of Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)
- Men's Olympic Triple Jump record (18.09 m)...more would be 1/400 of Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)
- Length of a London Underground carriage (18 m)...more would be 1/400 of Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)
- Length of a standard full size snooker table (3.57 m)...more would be 1/2000 of Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)
- Length overall of a `RS:X` windsurfing board (2.86 m)...more would be 1/2500 of Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)
- Width of a ice-hockey goal (1.8 m)...more would be 1/4000 of Length of the longest canal tunnel (Rove Tunnel in France)

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

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