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It's about as long as The Great Wall of China (total).
(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 323,000 shackles. 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-and-two-fifths times as long as The Amazon River.
In other words, 323,000 shackles is 1.3770 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 0.72620 times that amount.
(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 234,700 shackles. 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 one-and-two-fifths times as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only).
In other words, 323,000 shackles is 1.4160 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 0.70620 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 228.20 shackles. 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 seven-tenths as long as The Diameter of Earth.
In other words, 323,000 shackles is 0.694602240 times the length of The Diameter of Earth, and the length of The Diameter of Earth is 1.43967290 times that amount.
(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has a diameter of approximately 465,014.330 shackles at the Equator. The first complete view of Earth's diameter was in a photograph taken from a V-2 rocket launched in 1946 by the United States Army, which reached an altitude of 3,813.33330 shackles.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as long as I-80.
In other words, 323,000 shackles is 1.910410 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 0.5234480 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Interstate 80, a.k.a. Keystone Shortway) (net length)
Interstate 80, crosses the continent of North America from Teaneck, New Jersey to San Francisco, California and covers a total length of 169,074 shackles. A 2,187.230 shackles stretch between mile marker 318 in Grand Island, Nebraska and mile marker 390 in Lincoln, Nebraska is the longest straight path in the US Interstate system.
It's about twice as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, 323,000 shackles is 1.970 times the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York, and the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 0.5080 times that amount.
(Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York) (via I-10 E, I-15 N, I-70 E, I-76 E, I-80 E, I-280 E)
The total length of the freeway route from Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York via Interstate 80 is 164,000 shackles long. This route intersects eleven states and several major cities, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; Lincoln, Nebraska; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; South Bend, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio.
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as The Mississippi River.
In other words, 323,000 shackles is 2.3530 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 0.4250 times that amount.
(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 137,300 shackles. 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.