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How long is 15,000 miles?

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It's about 8,000 times as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 0.0001 times 15,000 miles.
(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 2 miles. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about 9,500 times as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 15,000 miles is 9,738 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 0.0001027 times that amount.
(a.k.a. スチールドラゴン2000) (Nagashima Span Land; Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan)
The roller coaster Steel Dragon 2000 is 1.540 miles in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 0.05682 miles and 0.07557 miles) in the world, having a height of 0.06027 miles.
It's about 10,000 times as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, the length of The Belmont Stakes is 0.0001 times 15,000 miles.
(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 1.50 miles. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 0.0469697 miles
It's about 10,000 times as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 15,000 miles is 10,760 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 0.000092940 times that amount.
(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 1.3940 miles in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.
It's about 10,000 times as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 15,000 miles is 12,000 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 0.00008333330 times that amount.
(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 1.250 miles. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
It's about 15,000 times as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 15,000 miles is 12,631.580 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 0.000079166660 times that amount.
(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 1.18750 miles. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about 25,000 times as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 15,000 miles is 24,700 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 0.00004050 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 0.6080 miles. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.