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How long is 23 nails?

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It's about one-one-hundredth as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach
In other words, 23 nails is 0.00811 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 123 times that amount.
(fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)
The seventeenth hole on Pebble Beach Golf Links is a par 3 measuring 2,830 nails from the blue tee. This hole was the site of professional golfer Jack Nicklaus' 1972 U.S. Open win, which included a 1-iron shot that bounced off the hole's flag and resulted in a birdie.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel)
In other words, 23 nails is 0.00797 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 125 times that amount.
(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)
The Singapore Flyer has a height of 2,890 nails. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was re-engineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Washington Monument
In other words, 23 nails is 0.0077645 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 128.790 times that amount.
(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 2,962.20 nails tall, with some discrepancy due to the fact that the Monument's base is slightly below the surrounding ground. Interrupted in its construction by the American Civil War, it was almost 36 years between groundbreaking and the completion of construction.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral
In other words, 23 nails is 0.00755 times the height of St. Paul's Cathedral, and the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 132 times that amount.
(London, England, United Kingdom)
St. Paul's Cathedral measures 3,040 nails to its peak. The southwest tower of the Cathedral contains the bell known as "Great Paul," which is the largest bell in Great Britain at 15,000 kg (16.5 tons), outweighing the more iconic Big Ben bell by about 3,000 kg (3 tons).
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Space Needle
In other words, 23 nails is 0.00714 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 140 times that amount.
(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 3,220 nails tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured balance, the restaurant near the top of the space needle requires just a 1.5 hp motor to rotate at speeds of about 0.053 kph (0.033 mph).
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge
In other words, 23 nails is 0.00579 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 173 times that amount.
(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 3,970 nails above the surface of the San Francisco Bay. One of the key designers of the bridge, Charles Ellis, had no engineering degree when he began working on the project, but would later go on to write what became a standard textbook on structural engineering, and would ultimately be forced to complete his calculations on the bridge by working without pay for five months.
It's about one-two-hundredth as long as The QE2
In other words, 23 nails is 0.00447 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 224 times that amount.
(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
The QE2 has a total length of 5,140 nails. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 168,000,000,000 nails, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.