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It's about half as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only).
In other words, 560.2 leagues is 0.4973 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 2.011 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 1.127 leagues. 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 half as long as The Amazon River.
In other words, 560.2 leagues is 0.4835 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 2.068 times that amount.
(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 1,159 leagues. 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 two-and-a-half times as long as The Rhine.
In other words, 560.2 leagues is 2.36 times the length of The Rhine, and the length of The Rhine is 0.424 times that amount.
(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 238 leagues 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-third as long as The Great Wall of China (total).
In other words, 560.2 leagues is 0.352 times the length of The Great Wall of China (total), and the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 2.84 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) (total length, all branches)
The Great Wall of China, including all branches and trenches, is 1,590 leagues. 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 times as long as The Grand Canyon.
In other words, 560.2 leagues is 6.98 times the length of The Grand Canyon, and the length of The Grand Canyon is 0.143 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Gran Cañón) (Arizona) (Colorado River miles measure)
The Grand Canyon has a total length of 80.3 leagues along the course of the Colorado River at its bottom. Having opened in early 2007, the Grand Canyon Skywalk allows tourists to stand on a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway 0.198 leagues above the floor of Granite Gorge.
It's about thirty times as long as Hadrian's Wall.
In other words, the length of Hadrian's Wall is 0.038 times 560.2 leagues.
(a.k.a. Roman Wall, a.k.a. The Wall, a.k.a. Vallo di Adriano, a.k.a. Vallum Aelium, a.k.a. Severus' Wall) (from North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom to Cumbria, North West England, United Kingdom)
Hadrian's Wall, which crossed England form the North Sea to the Irish Sea during the time of Roman rule, measures 22 leagues (about 79 Roman miles). Roman soldiers — at one time up to 10,000 of them — only occupied Great Britain for about 246 years after the wall was built, after which time the local Brits began to take residence the wall's garrisons.
It's about thirty times as long as The 405.
In other words, 560.2 leagues is 26.707 times the length of The 405, and the length of The 405 is 0.037443 times that amount.
(a.k.a. I-405, Interstate 405, San DIego Freeway) (Southern California)
Running from Irvine to San Fernando, The 405 runs a total of 20.976 leagues. The 405 is the most heavily-trafficed freeway in the United States, with an average speed as low as 8 kph during rush hours.