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How long is 85 nautical miles?

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It's about 250,000 times as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.0000042 times 85 nautical miles.
(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 0.00036 nautical miles, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.00071 nautical miles. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about 400,000 times as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, 85 nautical miles is 413,000 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.00000242 times that amount.
(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.000000429 nautical miles of 0.000206 nautical miles in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about 3,000,000 times as tall as a Golf Tee.
In other words, 85 nautical miles is 2,900,000 times the height of a Golf Tee, and the height of a Golf Tee is 0.00000034 times that amount.
The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 0.000029 nautical miles 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 10,000,000 times as long as an Aspirin.
In other words, 85 nautical miles is 11,000,000 times the length of an Aspirin, and the length of an Aspirin is 0.000000091 times that amount.
(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 0.0000076 nautical miles 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 95,000,000 times as long as a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness).
In other words, the length of a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness) is 0.000000011 times 85 nautical miles.
(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 0.00000092 nautical miles 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 150,000,000 times as long as a Grain of Sand.
In other words, 85 nautical miles is 126,000,000 times the length of a Grain of Sand, and the length of a Grain of Sand is 0.00000000794 times that amount.
(medium grain)
Composed mainly of quartz, mica, feldspar, or magnetite, a grain of sand measures an average of 0.000000675 nautical miles. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 0.00815 nautical miles in height.
It's about 1,500,000,000 times as long as a Strand of Hair.
In other words, the length of a Strand of Hair is 0.00000000063 times 85 nautical miles.
(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.