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It's about one-four-hundred-fifty-thousandth as long as The Distance from Earth to the Moon.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 0.000002250105 times the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon, and the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon is 444,423.7 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 210,212,400 fathoms 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.
It's about one-ten-thousandth as long as The Great Wall of China (total).
In other words, 473 fathoms is 0.0000977 times the length of The Great Wall of China (total), and the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 10,200 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 4,840,000 fathoms. 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-seven-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Amazon River.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 0.0001344 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 7,440 times that amount.
(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 3,520,000 fathoms. 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-seven-thousandth as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only).
In other words, 473 fathoms is 0.0001382 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 7,236 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 3,422 fathoms. 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-five-thousand-five-hundredth as long as I-80.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 0.000186506 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 5,361.76 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 2,536,110 fathoms. A 32,808.4 fathoms 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-five-thousandth as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 0.000193 times the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York, and the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 5,180 times that amount.
(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 2,460,000 fathoms 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-four-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Mississippi River.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 0.0002297 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 4,354 times that amount.
(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 2,059,000 fathoms. 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.