It's about 5,000 times as long as a Man's Footstep
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.0002 times 20 furlongs.(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 6,000 times as long as a Woman's Footstep
In other words, 20 furlongs is 6,100 times the length of a Woman's Footstep, and the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.00016 times that amount.(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
It's about one-ten-thousandth as long as The Circumfrence of Earth
In other words, 20 furlongs is 0.00010039572 times the length of The Circumfrence of Earth, and the length of The Circumfrence of Earth is 9,960.5840 times that amount.(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has an Equatorial circumference of approximately 199,211.670 furlongs. The first airplane trip around the circumference of the Earth (with a few stops along the way), was completed in 1924 by the United States Army Air Service, and took 175 days.
It's about 10,000 times as tall as a Bowling Pin
In other words, 20 furlongs is 10,600 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.00009430 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.000003950 furlongs of 0.00189 furlongs in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about 75,000 times as tall as a Golf Tee
In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 0.0000130 times 20 furlongs.The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 0.00027 furlongs tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."
It's about one-ninety-five-thousandth as long as The Distance from Earth to the Moon
In other words, 20 furlongs is 0.00001046560 times the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon, and the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon is 95,551.140 times that amount.(a.k.a. Luna) (median of semi-major axis, or apigee, and semi-minor axes, or perigee)
The orbit of the Moon around the Earth is elliptical, with an average distance of 1,911,022 furlongs from center-to-center. About 428.376 kg of moon rock have been cataloged on the Earth, from the American Apollo and Soviet Luna Programs, and from samples that have been extracted from meteorites.
It's about 300,000 times as long as an Aspirin
In other words, 20 furlongs is 290,000 times the length of an Aspirin, and the length of an Aspirin is 0.00000340 times that amount.(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 0.0000700 furlongs in diameter. One of the most common medicines in the world and a foundation of worldwide health systems, an estimated 40,000 metric tons of aspirin are consumed each year.