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It's about three-and-a-half times the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, 1,000 is 3.68 times the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address, and the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 0.272 times that amount.
(Bliss text)
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, delivered November 19, 1863, at the postwar dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, lasted just over two minutes and contained an estimated (the exact wording of the original speech is disputed) 272 words. Lincoln wrote five (5) drafts of the speech, which are known today by the last names of the original recipients.
It's about five times the number of Bones in the Human Body.
In other words, 1,000 is 4.85 times the count of Bones in the Human Body, and the count of Bones in the Human Body is 0.206 times that amount.
(adult, excluding sesamoid bones and ossicles)
The adult human body contains 206 bones. A newborn's body contains more bones — 270 — with unfused bone segments in the legs, arms, head, and face.
It's about one-fifth the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 1,000 is 0.1868 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 5.353 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
As of 2015, there are 5,352 bishops in the Catholic Church. These bishops supervise a total of 3,127 dioceses, archdioceses, and other administrative regions.
It's about five-and-a-half times the number of John Wayne films.
In other words, 1,000 is 5.62 times the count of John Wayne films, and the count of John Wayne films is 0.178 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "Duke", a.k.a. JW, a.k.a. Marion Mitchell Morrison, a.k.a. Marion Robert Morrison, a.k.a. Duke Morrison) (films starring the actor in any size role)
Known for his distinctive voice and walk, Oscar-winning Western actor John Wayne appeared in 178 films between 1926 and 1976. He was said to have the lead role in 142 of those films.
It's about seven times the number of Moons in our Solar System.
In other words, 1,000 is 6.85 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 0.146 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (confirmed moons only; dwarf planet satellites not included)
Astronomers and other scientists have confirmed the presence of 146 moons orbiting the major planets of our Solar System. About one third of those moons — 53 — are in orbit around the planet Saturn
It's about seven-and-a-half times the number of Union Stations in the United States.
In other words, 1,000 is 7.41 times the count of Union Stations in the United States, and the count of Union Stations in the United States is 0.135 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Union Terminal; a.k.a. Joint Station; a.k.a. Union Depot) (2016 figures)
Typically shared between multiple railroad companies and stations, there are about 135 "Union Stations" in the United States. Of these, the busiest station is Chicago Union Station, which handles 120,000 passengers each year.
It's about one-tenth the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, 1,000 is 0.12 times the count of Blue Whales in the World, and the count of Blue Whales in the World is 8.3 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)
The worldwide population of blue whales (as of 2002) is estimated to be between 5,000 and 12,000. An estimated 378,200 blue whales were killed during the height of whaling in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centures