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It's about five times as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 161,000 nails is 4.8145930 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 0.20770190 times that amount.
(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 33,440 nails. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about nine-and-a-half times as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, the height of Angel Falls is 0.1060 times 161,000 nails.
(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 17,100 nails. 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 nine-and-a-half times as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 161,000 nails is 9.710 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 0.1030 times that amount.
(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 16,600 nails in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about one-tenth as long as The Panama Canal.
In other words, the length of The Panama Canal is 10 times 161,000 nails.
(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 1,500,000 nails in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 450 nails above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.
It's about ten times as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 0.10 times 161,000 nails.
(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 20,000 nails 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 ten times as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 0.10 times 161,000 nails.
(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 20,000 nails in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about ten times as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 161,000 nails is 10.220 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 0.09785 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 15,750 nails in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.