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It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only).
In other words, 12 furlongs is 0.0003857 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 2,593 times that amount.
(长城, 長城, Chángchéng, a.k.a. 万里长城, 萬里長城, Wànlǐ Chángchéng) (a.k.a. "The long wall of 10,000 Li") (from Shanhaiguan through Lop Nur, China) (wall segments only)
The Great Wall of China has total wall segment length of 31.110 furlongs. Built and maintained in multiple sections over about eleven centuries, the Great Wall is currently suffering the effects of erosion, especially in the older sections made primarily out of mud.
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Amazon River.
In other words, 12 furlongs is 0.000375 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 2,667 times that amount.
(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 32,000 furlongs. Although by most measures it is the largest and one of the most significant rivers in the world, the region surrounding the Amazon is mostly sparsely populated and the river itself has no bridges across it at any point.
It's about 2,500 times as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.00037 times 12 furlongs.
(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 0.0045 furlongs. Thumb stopped growing at 0.0032 furlongs when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about 3,000 times as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 0.00033 times 12 furlongs.
(1969-2018) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, was an LP with a height of 0.004 furlongs. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about 3,000 times as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, 12 furlongs is 3,100 times the length of a Man's Footstep, and the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.00032 times that amount.
(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 0.0039 furlongs, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.0078 furlongs. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-three-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Great Wall of China (total).
In other words, 12 furlongs is 0.000273 times the length of The Great Wall of China (total), and the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 3,660 times that amount.
(长城, 長城, Chángchéng, a.k.a. 万里长城, 萬里長城, Wànlǐ Chángchéng) (a.k.a. "The long wall of 10,000 Li") (from Shanhaiguan through Lop Nur, China) (total length, all branches)
The Great Wall of China, including all branches and trenches, is 44,000 furlongs. Built and maintained in multiple sections over about eleven centuries, the Great Wall is currently suffering the effects of erosion, especially in the older sections made primarily out of mud.
It's about 3,500 times as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.00027 times 12 furlongs.
(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 0.0033 furlongs, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.0066 furlongs. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s