It's about one-and-three-fifths times as long as The Danube
In other words, 5,072,210 yards is 1.630 times the length of The Danube, and the length of The Danube is 0.6130 times that amount.(a.k.a. Donau, a.k.a. Dunaj, a.k.a. Dunav, a.k.a. Duna, a.k.a. Дунав (Dunav), a.k.a. Dunărea, a.k.a. Дунáй (Dunay), a.k.a. Tuna) (from Breg Martinskapelle, Black Forest, Germany through the Danube Delta, Romania)
The Danube river runs 3,120,000 yards in total length. Intersecting Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; and Belgrade, Serbia, the Danube touches more capital cities than any other river.
It's about half as long as The Great Wall of China (total)
In other words, 5,072,210 yards is 0.5240 times the length of The Great Wall of China (total), and the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 1.910 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 9,680,000 yards. 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 twice as long as The Colorado River
In other words, 5,072,210 yards is 1.990 times the length of The Colorado River, and the length of The Colorado River is 0.5030 times that amount.(a.k.a. Aha Kwahwat, a.k.a. Grand River, a.k.a. Tizon River, a.k.a. Tecon River, a.k.a. Tison River) (from Grand Lake, Colorado through the Gulf of California)
The Colorado River runs 2,550,000 yards in length. Along this length, the river descends from its source, approximately 3,010 yards above sea level in the Rocky Mountains, to its mouth in the Gulf of California.
It's about one-third as long as The Diameter of Earth
In other words, 5,072,210 yards is 0.363588080 times the length of The Diameter of Earth, and the length of The Diameter of Earth is 2.75036520 times that amount.(Equatorial)
The Earth Ã¢â‚¬â€ not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle Ã¢â‚¬â€ has a diameter of approximately 13,950,430 yards 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 114,400 yards.
It's about three-and-a-half times as long as The Rhine
In other words, 5,072,210 yards is 3.510 times the length of The Rhine, and the length of The Rhine is 0.2850 times that amount.(a.k.a. Rhein, a.k.a. Rijn, a.k.a. Rhin, a.k.a. Rain, a.k.a. Reno, a.k.a. Rhenus, a.k.a. Ryn) (from near Reichenau, Switzerland through Hoek van Holland, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
The Rhine river runs 1,440,000 yards in total length. The World War II Battle of Arnhem, as memorialized in the 1974 book and 1977 movie A Bridge Too Far, was the first of several attempts to capture key bridges across the Rhine, beginning with the Arnhem Bridge in the Netherlands.
It's about one-tenth as long as The Circumfrence of Earth
In other words, 5,072,210 yards is 0.115733680 times the length of The Circumfrence of Earth, and the length of The Circumfrence of Earth is 8.64052710 times that amount.(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has an Equatorial circumference of approximately 43,826,568 yards. The first airplane trip around the circumference of the Earth (with a few stops along the way), was completed in 1924 by the United States Army Air Service, and took 175 days.
It's about ten-and-a-half times as long as The Grand Canyon
In other words, the length of The Grand Canyon is 0.0962 times 5,072,210 yards.(a.k.a. Gran Cañón) (Arizona) (Colorado River miles measure)
The Grand Canyon has a total length of 488,000 yards along the course of the Colorado River at its bottom. Having opened in early 2007, the Grand Canyon Skywalk allows tourists to stand on a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway 1,200 yards above the floor of Granite Gorge.