It's about five times as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
In other words, 729 shackles is 4.970450 times the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 0.2011890 times that amount.(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 146.6670 shackles. While famous for its automotive racing, the first motorsport held at the track was a series of motorcycle races in August, 1909 — a little less than two years before the inaugural Indianapolis 500 race was run.
It's about five times as long as Daytona International Speedway.
In other words, 729 shackles is 4.970450 times the length of Daytona International Speedway, and the length of Daytona International Speedway is 0.2011890 times that amount.(Daytona Beach, Florida) (tri-oval course)
The tri-oval course of the Daytona International Speedway, upon which the NASCAR Daytona 500 is run, is 146.6670 shackles in length. Although the tri-oval design is said to allow for greater visibility during the race, the real reason for the then-unique design was that plot available for construction of the track was only 350 acres and could not accommodate a traditional oval layout of appropriate length.
It's about five times as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In other words, 729 shackles is 5.10 times the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 0.20 times that amount.(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 140 shackles. Gene Autry, most famous as the singer of "Back in the Saddle Again" and as the writer and singer of "Here Comes Santa Claus," is the only entertainer to have a star in every category — film, television, recording, radio, and theater. One of Autry's stars is also one of only two stars which have been stolen from the Walk and never recovered.
It's about one-fifth as long as The English Channel.
In other words, 729 shackles is 0.1870 times the length of The English Channel, and the length of The English Channel is 5.350 times that amount.(average width between Isle of Ushant and The Walde Lighthouse) (La Manche, Ärmelkanal, Mor Breizh, Mor Bretannek) (a.k.a. The Channel)
The English Channel measures between 3,900 shackles, narrowing as it flows northeast. The world speed record for a Channel crossing by swimmer was set by Australian Trent Grimsey in 2012, with a time of 6 hours, 55 minutes.
It's about one-fifth as long as The 405.
In other words, 729 shackles is 0.17160 times the length of The 405, and the length of The 405 is 5.82750 times that amount.(a.k.a. I-405, Interstate 405, San DIego Freeway) (Southern California)
Running from Irvine to San Fernando, The 405 runs a total of 4,248.40 shackles. The 405 is the most heavily-trafficed freeway in the United States, with an average speed as low as 8 kph during rush hours.
It's about one-fifth as long as Hadrian's Wall.
In other words, 729 shackles is 0.170 times the length of Hadrian's Wall, and the length of Hadrian's Wall is 5.90 times that amount.(a.k.a. Roman Wall, a.k.a. The Wall, a.k.a. Vallo di Adriano, a.k.a. Vallum Aelium, a.k.a. Severus' Wall) (from North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom to Cumbria, North West England, United Kingdom)
Hadrian's Wall, which crossed England form the North Sea to the Irish Sea during the time of Roman rule, measures 4,400 shackles (about 79 Roman miles). Roman soldiers — at one time up to 10,000 of them — only occupied Great Britain for about 246 years after the wall was built, after which time the local Brits began to take residence the wall's garrisons.
It's about seven times as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 0.10 times 729 shackles.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 100 shackles. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.