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 It's about 30,000 times as heavy as a Nail. In other words, 900 ounces is 32,000 times the weight of a Nail, and the weight of a Nail is 0.0000310 times that amount. (for 15-gauge, 2-inch, finishing nails) A two-inch finishing nail weighs 0.028 ounces. Nails have been in use for more than 5,400 years and were ven used as a medium of exchange in ancient times. It's about one-fifty-thousandth as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood). In other words, the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is 50,000 times 900 ounces. (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 46,000,000 ounces. 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 67,000,000 ounces. It's about 100,000 times as heavy as a Raindrop. In other words, the weight of a Raindrop is 0.00001000 times 900 ounces. (a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)The weight of a raindrop depends heavily on the type of weather, but averages about 0.007 ounces. The familiar teardrop shape of a raindrop is actually an optical illusion, caused by the reflection of the light and the motion of the drop. It's about one-four-hundred-thousandth as heavy as The Eiffel Tower. In other words, 900 ounces is 0.000002530 times the weight of The Eiffel Tower, and the weight of The Eiffel Tower is 395,000 times that amount. (a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (total weight)The Eiffel Tower weighs approximately 356,000,000 ounces. Architected to be quickly assembled, the Tower contains only 930 cu. meters of solid material. It's about one-five-hundred-thousandth as heavy as The Brooklyn Bridge. In other words, 900 ounces is 0.0000019160 times the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge, and the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is 521,900 times that amount. (a.k.a. New York and Brooklyn Bridge) (Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York City, New York) (total weight)The total weight of the Brooklyn Bridge is approximately 469,800,000 ounces. In a promotional event to prove the bridge's stability shortly after it opened, entertainer P. T. Barnum led a parade of 21 elephants across it in May of 1884. It's about 900,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice. In other words, 900 ounces is 880,000 times the weight of a Grain of Rice, and the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.00000110 times that amount. (long grain; 14% moisture content)A single long grain of rice weighs an average of 0.001 ounces. A staple through most of human history, archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest rice cultivation was about 11,500 years ago. It's about one-nine-hundred-fifty-thousandth as heavy as The Statue of Liberty. In other words, 900 ounces is 0.000001040 times the weight of The Statue of Liberty, and the weight of The Statue of Liberty is 962,000 times that amount. (a.k.a. Liberty Enlightening the World, a.k.a. La Liberté éclairant le monde) (total weight, including foundation)The total weight of the Statue of Liberty, including her base is roughly 868,000,000 ounces. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.