It's about 150 times as heavy as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 1,300,000,000 kilograms is 129 times the weight of The Eiffel Tower, and the weight of The Eiffel Tower is 0.00775 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (total weight)
The Eiffel Tower weighs approximately 10,100,000 kilograms. Architected to be quickly assembled, the Tower contains only 930 cu. meters of solid material.
It's about 1,000 times as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood).
In other words, the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is 0.001 times 1,300,000,000 kilograms.(a.k.a. Giant Sequoia, a.k.a. Sierran redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia, a.k.a. "Big Tree", Sequoiadendron giganteum)
The weight of wood in a Giant Sequoia is 1,300,000 kilograms. General Sherman, a specimen in Sequoia National Park in Visalia, California, is the largest tree in the world by volume, with an estimated weight of about 1,900,000 kilograms.
It's about 2,000 times as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue).
In other words, 1,300,000,000 kilograms is 2,050 times the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue), and the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is 0.000488 times that amount.(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Christ the Redeemer weighs 635,000 kilograms. The statue overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro from atop the 709.9-meter (2,329 ft) granite peak in the Tijuca Forest National Park.
It's about 8,500 times as heavy as a House.
In other words, 1,300,000,000 kilograms is 8,330 times the weight of a House, and the weight of a House is 0.00012 times that amount.(149 sq. m, single-level, unfurnished)
A 149 sq. m (1,600 sq. ft), single-story, unfurnished house (without extensive masonry) of the type commonly found in America would weigh approximately 156,000 kg, based on the weight of the included materials. In contrast, a yurt — a type of dwelling structure popular among nomadic peoples of East Asia — typically weighs less than 458 kg.
It's about 10,000 times as heavy as a Blue Whale.
In other words, 1,300,000,000 kilograms is 12,400 times the weight of a Blue Whale, and the weight of a Blue Whale is 0.00008060 times that amount.(Balaenoptera musculus)
Blue whales weigh between 73,000 and 136,000 kg. The largest mammal to have ever lived, blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill — tiny invertebrates weighing about 0.001 kilograms each.
It's about 20,000 times as heavy as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, 1,300,000,000 kilograms is 18,000 times the weight of The Space Shuttle, and the weight of The Space Shuttle is 0.0000560 times that amount.(for Endeavour, a.k.a. OV-105, a.k.a. Orbiter Vehicle-105) (empty weight, excluding main engines)
When empty, the space shuttle Endeavour weighs 71,000 kilograms. The shuttle's spacious cargo bay carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into orbit in 1999 — a payload that weighed 19,737 kg.
It's about 100,000 times as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship.
In other words, 1,300,000,000 kilograms is 115,000 times the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship, and the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is 0.00000870 times that amount.(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
Each of the forward anchors of the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 weighs 11,300 kg. The anchor of the QE2 now sits in front of the Holyrood Church in Southampton, England, United Kingdom, along a pedestrian tourist route known as "the QE2 mile."