It's about 900,000 times as long as an E. coli Bacterium.
In other words, 5.870 feet is 890,000 times the length of an E. coli Bacterium, and the length of an E. coli Bacterium is 0.00000110 times that amount.(Escherichia coli) (rod-shaped configuration)
An rod-shaped E. coli bacterium measures about 0.00000660 feet in length. A staple of biology labs, E. coli can reproduce in as little as twenty minutes.
It's about 950,000 times as long as a Mitochondrion.
In other words, 5.870 feet is 952,000 times the length of a Mitochondrion, and the length of a Mitochondrion is 0.000001050 times that amount.(Eukaryotic; average)
A mitochondrion measures between 0.75 and 3 micrometers (Âµm). The mitochondrion is commonly referred to as the powerhouse of the cell, responsible for the generation of ATP. The size, shape, and distribution of mitochondria varies widely, with human liver cells each having 1,000 to 2,000 mitochondria.
It's about 0.0000008 times as long as The Colorado River.
In other words, 5.870 feet is 0.0000007680 times the length of The Colorado River, and the length of The Colorado River is 1,300,000 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 7,640,000 feet in length. Along this length, the river descends from its source, approximately 9,020 feet above sea level in the Rocky Mountains, to its mouth in the Gulf of California.
It's about 0.0000007 times as long as The Danube.
In other words, 5.870 feet is 0.0000006280 times the length of The Danube, and the length of The Danube is 1,590,000 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 9,350,000 feet 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 0.0000005 times as long as The Oregon Trail.
In other words, 5.870 feet is 0.0000005130 times the length of The Oregon Trail, and the length of The Oregon Trail is 1,950,000 times that amount.(from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon)
The historic Oregon Trail stretched 11,500,000 feet across five (sometimes six) states in the western United States. In the early years of the Trail's existence, the trip was estimated to have taken an average of 160 days.
It's about 0.0000005 times as long as The Volga.
In other words, 5.870 feet is 0.0000005070 times the length of The Volga, and the length of The Volga is 1,970,000 times that amount.(a.k.a. Волга, a.k.a. İdel (Идел), a.k.a. Атăл (Atăl), a.k.a. Edil, a.k.a. İdil, a.k.a. Рав (Rav)) (from the Valdai Hills, Tver Oblast, Russia through the Caspian Sea)
The largest river in Europe, the Volga river runs 11,600,000 feet in total length. World War II's Battle of Stalingrad between the Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, which resulted in nearly two million casualties, was fought in part for control of the river.
It's about 0.0000005 times as long as The Mississippi River.
In other words, 5.870 feet is 0.00000047510 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 2,105,000 times that amount.(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 12,360,000 feet. 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.