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It's about 0.0000004 times as long as The Distance from Earth to the Moon.
In other words, 346 cubits is 0.00000041148850 times the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon, and the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon is 2,430,202 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 840,849,700 cubits 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 one-two-hundred-fifty-thousandth as long as The Circumfrence of Earth.
In other words, 346 cubits is 0.00000394737730 times the length of The Circumfrence of Earth, and the length of The Circumfrence of Earth is 253,332.760 times that amount.
(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has an Equatorial circumference of approximately 87,653,136 cubits. 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 one-eighty-thousandth as long as The Diameter of Earth.
In other words, 346 cubits is 0.0000124010510 times the length of The Diameter of Earth, and the length of The Diameter of Earth is 80,638.3270 times that amount.
(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has a diameter of approximately 27,900,860 cubits 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 228,800 cubits.
It's about one-fifty-five-thousandth as long as The Great Wall of China (total).
In other words, the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 55,900 times 346 cubits.
(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 19,400,000 cubits. 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-forty-thousandth as long as The Amazon River.
In other words, 346 cubits is 0.000024580 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 40,680 times that amount.
(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 14,080,000 cubits. 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-forty-thousandth as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only).
In other words, 346 cubits is 0.000025270 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 39,570 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 13,690 cubits. 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-thirty-thousandth as long as I-80.
In other words, 346 cubits is 0.00003410740 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 29,319.20 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 10,144,400 cubits. A 131,234 cubits 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.