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It's about the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body.
It's about the number of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun.
In other words, the count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun is 1 times 340.
(McDonald's sandwich; approximate figures)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times the number of Manned Flights to Space.
In other words, 340 is 1.09 times the count of a Manned Flights to Space, and the count of a Manned Flights to Space is 0.9170 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (flights with at least 80km altitude; US, Russia, the Soviet Union, and China)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times the number of Beatles Songs.
In other words, the count of Beatles Songs is 0.9090 times 340.
(a.k.a. The Beatles) (1958 thru 1996)
On a total of 58 albums, the Beatles recorded 309 songs during their performing career (with three of the songs released only on post-breakup Anthology albums after 1970). Of their catalog, a total of thirteen songs were number-one chart hits in both the US and the UK.
It's about one-and-one-fourth times the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States.
In other words, 340 is 1.230 times the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States, and the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 0.8130 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (includes Major, Minor, and Independent Leagues)
It's about one-and-one-fourth times the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, 340 is 1.250 times the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address, and the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 0.80 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 seven-tenths the number of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union.
In other words, 340 is 0.7190 times the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union, and the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union is 1.390 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, a.k.a. USSR, a.k.a. Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, a.k.a. CCCP) (a.k.a. Olympic Games, a.k.a. Jeux olympiques) (Summer and Winter Games grand totals; excluding Russian Federation Medals) (1952 thru 1988 figures)