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It's about one-fifteen-thousandth as long as The Rhine
In other words, the length of The Rhine is 17,500 times 12.40 ropes.
(a.k.a. Rhein, a.k.a. Rijn, a.k.a. Rhin, a.k.a. Rain, a.k.a. Reno, a.k.a. Rhenus, a.k.a. Ryn) (from near Reichenau, Switzerland through Hoek van Holland, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
The Rhine river runs 217,000 ropes in total length. The World War II Battle of Arnhem, as memorialized in the 1974 book and 1977 movie A Bridge Too Far, was the first of several attempts to capture key bridges across the Rhine, beginning with the Arnhem Bridge in the Netherlands.
It's about one-thirty-thousandth as long as The Colorado River
In other words, 12.40 ropes is 0.00003240 times the length of The Colorado River, and the length of The Colorado River is 30,900 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Aha Kwahwat, a.k.a. Grand River, a.k.a. Tizon River, a.k.a. Tecon River, a.k.a. Tison River) (from Grand Lake, Colorado through the Gulf of California)
The Colorado River runs 382,000 ropes in length. Along this length, the river descends from its source, approximately 451 ropes above sea level in the Rocky Mountains, to its mouth in the Gulf of California.
It's about one-forty-thousandth as long as The Danube
In other words, 12.40 ropes is 0.00002650 times the length of The Danube, and the length of The Danube is 37,700 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Donau, a.k.a. Dunaj, a.k.a. Dunav, a.k.a. Duna, a.k.a. Дунав (Dunav), a.k.a. Dunărea, a.k.a. Дунáй (Dunay), a.k.a. Tuna) (from Breg Martinskapelle, Black Forest, Germany through the Danube Delta, Romania)
The Danube river runs 468,000 ropes in total length. Intersecting Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; and Belgrade, Serbia, the Danube touches more capital cities than any other river.
It's about 45,000 times as long as a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness)
In other words, the length of a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness) is 0.0000230 times 12.40 ropes.
(average; restaurant and supermarket applications) (based on FMA Omcan Italian Made TR50 Counter Top Pasta Machine Extruder 13317)
An average strand of restaurant-grade spaghetti measures 0.00028 ropes in thickness. In 2010, a California Buca di Beppo set a world record by preparing a 13,780-lb bowl of spaghetti, served in a swimming pool.
It's about one-forty-five-thousandth as long as The Oregon Trail
In other words, the length of The Oregon Trail is 46,100 times 12.40 ropes.
(from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon)
The historic Oregon Trail stretched 573,000 ropes across five (sometimes six) states in the western United States. In the early years of the Trail's existence, the trip was estimated to have taken an average of 160 days.
It's about one-forty-five-thousandth as long as The Volga
In other words, the length of The Volga is 46,700 times 12.40 ropes.
(a.k.a. Волга, a.k.a. İdel (Идел), a.k.a. Атăл (Atăl), a.k.a. Edil, a.k.a. İdil, a.k.a. Рав (Rav)) (from the Valdai Hills, Tver Oblast, Russia through the Caspian Sea)
The largest river in Europe, the Volga river runs 579,000 ropes in total length. World War II's Battle of Stalingrad between the Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, which resulted in nearly two million casualties, was fought in part for control of the river.
It's about one-fifty-thousandth as long as The Mississippi River
In other words, 12.40 ropes is 0.000020070 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 49,830 times that amount.
(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 617,800 ropes. Prior to the development of soil erosion programs, the Mississippi River would carry approximately 400 million metric tons of sediment from its banks to the Gulf of Mexico every year.