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581 yards is about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Panama Canal.
In other words, the length of The Panama Canal is 170 times that amount.
(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 96,000 yards in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 28 yards above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.
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