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How long is 85 nautical miles?

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It's about 70 times as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 85 nautical miles is 70.18 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 0.01425 times that amount.
(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 1.211 nautical miles in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.
It's about 80 times as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 85 nautical miles is 78.253 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 0.0127791 times that amount.
(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 1.08622 nautical miles. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
It's about 80 times as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 85 nautical miles is 82.37158 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 0.01214011 times that amount.
(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 1.031909 nautical miles. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about 150 times as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 85 nautical miles is 161 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 0.00621 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 0.529 nautical miles. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.
It's about 150 times as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 85 nautical miles is 166 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 0.00602 times that amount.
(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 0.512 nautical miles in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about 150 times as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 85 nautical miles is 174.9 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 0.005718 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 0.486 nautical miles in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about 200 times as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 85 nautical miles is 190 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 0.00526 times that amount.
(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 0.447 nautical miles to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 0.312 nautical miles on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 0.154 nautical miles on the 78th floor.