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It's about nine-and-a-half times the number of Manned Flights to Space.
In other words, 3,000 is 9.620 times the count of a Manned Flights to Space, and the count of a Manned Flights to Space is 0.1040 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (flights with at least 80km altitude; US, Russia, the Soviet Union, and China)
It's about nine-and-a-half times the number of Beatles Songs.
In other words, 3,000 is 9.710 times the count of Beatles Songs, and the count of Beatles Songs is 0.1030 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Beatles) (1958 thru 1996)
It's about ten times the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body.
In other words, the count of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body is 0.10 times 3,000.
(Serpentes) (Approximate)
Most snakes have 300 or more vertebrae, sometimes as many as 400. There are over 3,400 distinct species of snakes in the world.
It's about eleven times the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States.
In other words, 3,000 is 10.90 times the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States, and the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 0.0917 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (includes Major, Minor, and Independent Leagues)
It's about eleven times the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 0.0909 times 3,000.
(Bliss text)
It's about one-tenth the number of McDonald's Locations in the World.
In other words, the count of McDonald's Locations in the World is 12 times 3,000.
(2015 figures) (approximate)
Operating in 119 countries, there are currently 36,000 McDonald's locations worldwide. From 1955 thru 1993, many McDonald's locations advertised the number in billions of hamburgers sold on their external signs, but abandoned theses updates after the figure passed 100 billion.
It's about one-tenth the number of Seats in Fenway Park.
In other words, 3,000 is 0.080926 times the count of Seats in Fenway Park, and the count of Seats in Fenway Park is 12.3570 times that amount.
(2013 figures; daytime capacity) (a.k.a. The Cathedral of Boston) (Boston, Massachusetts)