It's about one-seven-hundredth as tall as Tugela Falls
In other words, 23 nails is 0.00139 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 719 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-seven-hundred-fiftieth as tall as Angel Falls
In other words, 23 nails is 0.00134 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 746 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 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 750 times as long as a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness)
In other words, the length of a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness) is 0.0013 times 23 nails.(average; restaurant and supermarket applications) (based on FMA Omcan Italian Made TR50 Counter Top Pasta Machine Extruder 13317)
An average strand of restaurant-grade spaghetti measures 0.03 nails in thickness. In 2010, a California Buca di Beppo set a world record by preparing a 13,780-lb bowl of spaghetti, served in a swimming pool.
It's about one-one-thousandth as long as The Navy Pier
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 1,000 times 23 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 one-one-thousandth as tall as The Three Sisters Falls
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 1,000 times 23 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 1,000 times as long as a Grain of Sand
In other words, 23 nails is 1,050 times the length of a Grain of Sand, and the length of a Grain of Sand is 0.000952 times that amount.(medium grain)
Composed mainly of quartz, mica, feldspar, or magnetite, a grain of sand measures an average of 0.0219 nails. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 264 nails in height.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Preakness Stakes
In other words, 23 nails is 0.000687799 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 1,453.9130 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.