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It's about thirty times the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body.
In other words, the count of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body is 0.03 times 8,300.
(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 thirty times the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States.
In other words, 8,300 is 30.1 times the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States, and the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 0.0332 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (includes Major, Minor, and Independent Leagues)
Nicknamed "America's pastime," there are 276 professional baseball teams in the United States (across all levels of play). Major League Baseball — the league with the highest level of professional play — drew more than 74 million spectators at gmes in 2013.
It's about thirty times the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, 8,300 is 30.5 times the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address, and the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 0.0328 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 40 times the number of Bones in the Human Body.
In other words, 8,300 is 40.3 times the count of Bones in the Human Body, and the count of Bones in the Human Body is 0.0248 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 45 times the number of John Wayne films.
In other words, 8,300 is 46.6 times the count of John Wayne films, and the count of John Wayne films is 0.0215 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 55 times the number of Moons in our Solar System.
In other words, 8,300 is 56.8 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 0.0176 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 60 times the number of Union Stations in the United States.
In other words, 8,300 is 61.5 times the count of Union Stations in the United States, and the count of Union Stations in the United States is 0.0163 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.