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How long is 17,300 furlongs?

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It's about 5,500 times as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 0.00018 times 17,300 furlongs.
(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 3 furlongs to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about 6,500 times as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 17,300 furlongs is 6,289.60 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.00015899 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 2.75060 furlongs tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about 6,500 times as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.00016 times 17,300 furlongs.
(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 2.70 furlongs to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 2.50 furlongs.
It's about 7,000 times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 17,300 furlongs is 7,070 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.000141 times that amount.
(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 2.450 furlongs tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100th floor, approximately 2.360 furlongs above ground).
It's about 7,500 times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 17,300 furlongs is 7,701 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.0001299 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 2.2460 furlongs to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 0.57170 furlongs deep.
It's about 9,000 times as tall as The Empire State Building
In other words, 17,300 furlongs is 9,134.20 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.00010948 times that amount.
(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 1.8940 furlongs to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102nd floor of the building.
It's about 10,000 times as tall as The Eiffel Tower
In other words, 17,300 furlongs is 10,700 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.00009350 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 1.610 furlongs tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 0.1840 furlongs or less.