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.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 23 nails is 0.000653409 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 1,530.430 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 35,200 nails. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 23 nails is 0.000586 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 1,706 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 39,250 nails in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.
It's about one-two-thousandth as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 23 nails is 0.0005445076 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 1,836.5220 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 42,240 nails. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 1,322.6670 nails
It's about one-two-thousandth as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 23 nails is 0.0005302 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 1,886 times that amount.(a.k.a. スチールドラゴン2000) (Nagashima Span Land; Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan)
The roller coaster Steel Dragon 2000 is 43,380 nails in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 1,600 nails and 2,128 nails) in the world, having a height of 1,697 nails.
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 3,000 times 23 nails.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 50,000 nails. 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.