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It's about one-thirty-thousandth as long as The Mississippi River.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.000032580 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 30,690 times that amount.
(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 4,942,000 paces. Prior to the development of soil erosion programs, the Mississippi River would carry approximately 400 million metric tons of sediment from its banks to the Gulf of Mexico every year.
It's about one-thirty-five-thousandth as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 36,600 times 161 paces.
(Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York) (via I-10 E, I-15 N, I-70 E, I-76 E, I-80 E, I-280 E)
The total length of the freeway route from Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York via Interstate 80 is 5,890,000 paces long. This route intersects eleven states and several major cities, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; Lincoln, Nebraska; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; South Bend, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio.
It's about one-forty-thousandth as long as I-80.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.00002645130 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 37,805.30 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Interstate 80, a.k.a. Keystone Shortway) (net length)
Interstate 80, crosses the continent of North America from Teaneck, New Jersey to San Francisco, California and covers a total length of 6,086,650 paces. A 78,740.20 paces stretch between mile marker 318 in Grand Island, Nebraska and mile marker 390 in Lincoln, Nebraska is the longest straight path in the US Interstate system.
It's about one-fifty-thousandth as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only).
In other words, 161 paces is 0.00001960 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 51,020 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 8,214 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 one-fifty-thousandth as long as The Amazon River.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.000019060 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 52,470 times that amount.
(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 8,448,000 paces. 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 one-seventy-thousandth as long as The Great Wall of China (total).
In other words, 161 paces is 0.00001390 times the length of The Great Wall of China (total), and the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 71,900 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 one-one-hundred-thousandth as long as The Diameter of Earth.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.00000961738570 times the length of The Diameter of Earth, and the length of The Diameter of Earth is 103,978.360 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.