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It's about one-sixtieth as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only).
In other words, 1,460 leas is 0.01706 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 58.620 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 85.560 leas. 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-sixtieth as long as The Amazon River.
In other words, 1,460 leas is 0.01659 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 60.280 times that amount.
(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 87,990 leas. 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-eighty-fifth as long as The Great Wall of China (total).
In other words, the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 82.60 times 1,460 leas.
(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 121,000 leas. 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 100 times as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 0.01 times 1,460 leas.
(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 10 leas in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Navy Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval personnel stationed there during World War I.
It's about 100 times as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 0.01 times 1,460 leas.
(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 10 leas in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about 100 times as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 1,460 leas is 109 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 0.00917 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 13.40 leas. 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 100 times as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 1,460 leas is 113 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 0.00885 times that amount.
(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 13 leas in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.