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It's about fourteen-and-a-half times the number of Bones in the Human Body.
In other words, the count of Bones in the Human Body is 0.0685 times 3,000.
(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-fifteenth the number of Seats in The Colosseum.
In other words, the count of Seats in The Colosseum is 20 times 3,000.
(a.k.a. The Coliseum, a.k.a. Flavian Amphitheatre, a.k.a. Amphitheatrum Flavium, a.k.a. Anfiteatro Flavio or Colosseo) (Rome) (estimated)
Built between 70 and 80 AD, The Colosseum was a central attraction of Rome, capable of seating 50,000 spectators for various events including plays, war reenactments, and gladiatorial matches. The structure was estimated to require 100,000 cu. m of stone to construct. It remains the largest amphitheater in the world.
It's about one-fifteenth the number of Seats in New Yankee Stadium.
In other words, 3,000 is 0.059658 times the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium, and the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium is 16.762 times that amount.
(2014 figures for 2009 Stadium; seating figures only) (a.k.a. Yankee Stadium, a.k.a. The Stadium, a.k.a. The House that George Built) (South Bronx, New York City, New York)
New Yankee Stadium has a seating capacity of 50,287. The Stadium was built between 2006 and 2009 out of 11,000 pieces of Indiana limestone.
It's about seventeen times the number of John Wayne films.
In other words, 3,000 is 16.9 times the count of John Wayne films, and the count of John Wayne films is 0.0592 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 twenty-and-a-half times the number of Moons in our Solar System.
In other words, the count of Moons in our Solar System is 0.0488 times 3,000.
(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 twenty times the number of Union Stations in the United States.
In other words, 3,000 is 22.2 times the count of Union Stations in the United States, and the count of Union Stations in the United States is 0.045 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 thirty times the number of Elements on the Periodic Table.
In other words, 3,000 is 25.4 times the count of Elements on the Periodic Table, and the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 0.0394 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Periodic Table of the Elements, a.k.a chemical elements) (confirmed elements as of 2016)
From element number one, hydrogen, to element one-hundred eighteen, ununoctium, there are 118 confirmed elements on the Periodic Table. Ninety-four of the elements exist in nature, and the remaining twenty-four have only been synthesized in labs (not having occurred naturally in the time since scientists have begun researching them)