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How long is 71 kilometers?

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It's about one-ninetieth as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only)
In other words, 71 kilometers is 0.01134 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 88.180 times that amount.
(长城, 長城, Chángchéng, a.k.a. 万里长城, 萬里長城, Wànlǐ Chángchéng) (a.k.a. "The long wall of 10,000 Li") (from Shanhaiguan through Lop Nur, China) (wall segments only)
The Great Wall of China has total wall segment length of 6,259 km. Built and maintained in multiple sections over about eleven centuries, the Great Wall is currently suffering the effects of erosion, especially in the older sections made primarily out of mud.
It's about one-ninetieth as long as The Amazon River
In other words, 71 kilometers is 0.01103 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 90.660 times that amount.
(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 6,437 km. Although by most measures it is the largest and one of the most significant rivers in the world, the region surrounding the Amazon is mostly sparsely populated and the river itself has no bridges across it at any point.
It's about 90 times as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, 71 kilometers is 92.10 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 0.0109 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 0.7710 kilometers in total height. Although it sits just 42 km from the major city of Chachapoyas, the waterfall was unknown to non-locals until it was documented during a 2005 expedition by a German economist.
It's about 100 times as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, 71 kilometers is 120 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 0.0083 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 0.610 kilometers to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about one-one-hundredth as long as The Great Wall of China (total)
In other words, 71 kilometers is 0.00802 times the length of The Great Wall of China (total), and the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 125 times that amount.
(长城, 長城, Chángchéng, a.k.a. 万里长城, 萬里長城, Wànlǐ Chángchéng) (a.k.a. "The long wall of 10,000 Li") (from Shanhaiguan through Lop Nur, China) (total length, all branches)
The Great Wall of China, including all branches and trenches, is 8,850 km. Built and maintained in multiple sections over about eleven centuries, the Great Wall is currently suffering the effects of erosion, especially in the older sections made primarily out of mud.
It's about 150 times as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 71 kilometers is 128.310 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.0077936 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 0.553330 kilometers tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about 150 times as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.0077 times 71 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 0.540 kilometers to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 0.50 kilometers.