Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons


Equivalents in other units


How long is 1,000 paces?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

It's about one-ten-thousandth as long as The Great Wall of China (total).
In other words, 1,000 paces is 0.00008610 times the length of The Great Wall of China (total), and the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 11,600 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 11,600,000 paces. 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 15,000 times as tall as a Golf Tee.
In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 0.0000710 times 1,000 paces.
The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 0.071 paces tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."
It's about one-fifteen-thousandth as long as The Diameter of Earth.
In other words, 1,000 paces is 0.0000597353150 times the length of The Diameter of Earth, and the length of The Diameter of Earth is 16,740.5160 times that amount.
(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has a diameter of approximately 16,740,516 paces 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 137,280 paces.
It's about one-fifty-five-thousandth as long as The Circumfrence of Earth.
In other words, 1,000 paces is 0.0000190143410 times the length of The Circumfrence of Earth, and the length of The Circumfrence of Earth is 52,591.8830 times that amount.
(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has an Equatorial circumference of approximately 52,591,882 paces. 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 55,000 times as long as an Aspirin.
In other words, the length of an Aspirin is 0.0000190 times 1,000 paces.
(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 0.018 paces in diameter. One of the most common medicines in the world and a foundation of worldwide health systems, an estimated 40,000 metric tons of aspirin are consumed each year.
It's about 450,000 times as long as a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness).
In other words, the length of a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness) is 0.00000220 times 1,000 paces.
(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 0.0022 paces 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-five-hundred-thousandth as long as The Distance from Earth to the Moon.
In other words, 1,000 paces is 0.0000019821220 times the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon, and the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon is 504,509.80 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 504,509,800 paces 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.