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It's about 100 times the number of Moons in our Solar System.
In other words, 16,000 is 110 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 0.00909 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 100 times the number of Union Stations in the United States.
In other words, 16,000 is 119 times the count of Union Stations in the United States, and the count of Union Stations in the United States is 0.0084 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Union Terminal; a.k.a. Joint Station; a.k.a. Union Depot) (2016 figures)
It's about 150 times the number of Elements on the Periodic Table.
In other words, 16,000 is 136 times the count of Elements on the Periodic Table, and the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 0.00735 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Periodic Table of the Elements, a.k.a chemical elements) (confirmed elements as of 2016)
It's about 150 times the number of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park.
In other words, 16,000 is 154 times the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park, and the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park is 0.00649 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Henihco'oo; a.k.a. Héetíhco'oo) (December 2014 figures; Wyoming Park area)
As of the 2014 population count, there were 104 wolves living in Yellowstone National Park, in twelve packs. All of the wolves now living in the Park are thought to have descended from the 66 wolves (re)introduced into the Park in 1995-96.
It's about 200 times the number of Keys on a Piano.
In other words, 16,000 is 180 times the count of Keys on a Piano, and the count of Keys on a Piano is 0.0056 times that amount.
(Moden layout; A0 to C7)
It's about one-two-hundredth the number of ATMs in the World.
In other words, the count of ATMs in the World is 200 times 16,000.
(2015 figures) (approximate)
It's about 200 times the number of Submarines in the US Navy.
In other words, 16,000 is 220 times the count of Submarines in the US Navy, and the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 0.0045 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)
The United States Navy maintains a fleet of 72 active submarines. A typical submarine goes to sea with a crew of about 140.