Length of the River Thames

Length of the River Thames (346 km)

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If Length of the River Thames (346 km) was a standard unit ...

  • Diameter of the Sun (1.391 million km)...more would be 4000 x Length of the River Thames
  • Diameter of Jupiter (139,800 km)...more would be 400 x Length of the River Thames
  • Length of the West-East gas pipeline in China (8,710 km)...more would be 25 x Length of the River Thames
  • Length of North America (North to South) (8,600 km)...more would be 25 x Length of the River Thames
  • Length of the Amazon River (6,990 km)...more would be 20 x Length of the River Thames
  • Length of the Nile River (6,850 km)...more would be 20 x Length of the River Thames
  • Length of the Kazakhstan-Russia border (6,850 km)...more would be 20 x Length of the River Thames
  • Diameter of Mars (6,790 km)...more would be 20 x Length of the River Thames
  • Diameter of Earth's Moon (3,480 km)...more would be 10 x Length of the River Thames
  • Length of the Peripherique around Paris (35 km)...more would be 1/10 of Length of the River Thames
  • Length of the Oxford-Cambridge boat race (6.8 km)...more would be 1/50 of Length of the River Thames
  • Length of the Las Vegas Strip (6.8 km)...more would be 1/50 of Length of the River Thames
  • Length of Tiananmen square in Beijing (880 m)...more would be 1/400 of Length of the River Thames
  • Length of the Starship `Discovery` in the Star Trek series of that name (683 m)...more would be 1/500 of Length of the River Thames
  • Length overall of the Cutty Sark sailing ship (85.4 m)...more would be 1/4000 of Length of the River Thames
  • Distance to target in Olympic Archery competition (70 m)...more would be 1/5000 of Length of the River Thames
  • Longest flight of a paper airplane (69.1 m)...more would be 1/5000 of Length of the River Thames
  • Length of the Millennium Falcon spaceship in the Star Wars movies (34.8 m)...more would be 1/10000 of Length of the River Thames

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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