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How long is 0.0089 furlongs?

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It's about one-six-thousandth as tall as Maxwell Montes.
In other words, 0.0089 furlongs is 0.00016 times the height of Maxwell Montes, and the height of Maxwell Montes is 6,300 times that amount.
(Ishtar Terra, Venus)
Maxwell Montes rises to a total height of 55 furlongs. Since Venus does not seem to have the kind of tectonic activity which gives rise to mountains on Earth, the origin of the Venusian mountain remains the subject of some dispute.
It's about one-fifteen-thousandth as tall as Olympus Mons.
In other words, the height of Olympus Mons is 15,000 times 0.0089 furlongs.
(a.k.a. Mount Olympus) (Mars)
The tallest mountain in the solar system, Olympus Mons rises to approximately 130 furlongs. The mountain has been known to astronomers since the nineteenth century because it is tall enough to rise above Mars' frequent dust storms.
It's about 20,000 times as long as a Strand of Hair.
In other words, 0.0089 furlongs is 18,000 times the length of a Strand of Hair, and the length of a Strand of Hair is 0.0000560 times that amount.
(average)
A strand of human hair averages 99 µm (micrometers), with blond hair being the finest and black hair the thickest. On a healthy scalp, each strand of hair will last up to 6 years.
It's about 20,000 times as tall as a Human hair, Strand of.
In other words, 0.0089 furlongs is 18,000 times the height of a Human hair, Strand of, and the height of a Human hair, Strand of is 0.0000560 times that amount.
(average)
A strand of human hair averages 99 ┬Ám (micrometers), with blond hair being the finest and black hair the thickest. On a healthy scalp, each strand of hair will last up to 6 years.
It's about 20,000 times as tall as a sheet of Paper.
In other words, the height of a sheet of Paper is 0.0000500 times 0.0089 furlongs.
(for US Letter, a.k.a. ANSI A; 215.9mm by 279.4mm (8.5 in x 11 in); 20lb)
A single sheet of 20 lb, 8.5 inch x 11 inch paper is just 0.000000500 furlongs thick. This style of paper weighs a mere 5 g per sheet.
It's about one-fifty-thousandth as long as The Panama Canal.
In other words, the length of The Panama Canal is 50,000 times 0.0089 furlongs.
(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 440 furlongs in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 0.130 furlongs above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.
It's about one-sixty-thousandth as long as The English Channel.
In other words, 0.0089 furlongs is 0.00001670 times the length of The English Channel, and the length of The English Channel is 59,900 times that amount.
(average width between Isle of Ushant and The Walde Lighthouse) (La Manche, Ärmelkanal, Mor Breizh, Mor Bretannek) (a.k.a. The Channel)
The English Channel measures between 532 furlongs, narrowing as it flows northeast. The world speed record for a Channel crossing by swimmer was set by Australian Trent Grimsey in 2012, with a time of 6 hours, 55 minutes.