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It's about the number of Keys on a Piano.
In other words, the count of Keys on a Piano is 1 times 85.
(Moden layout; A0 to C7)
It's about one-and-one-fifth times the number of Submarines in the US Navy.
In other words, the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 0.830 times 85.
(a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)
It's about four-fifths the number of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park.
In other words, 85 is 0.8170 times the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park, and the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park is 1.220 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Henihco'oo; a.k.a. Héetíhco'oo) (December 2014 figures; Wyoming Park area)
It's about seven-tenths the number of Elements on the Periodic Table.
In other words, 85 is 0.720 times the count of Elements on the Periodic Table, and the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 1.390 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)
It's about three-fifths the number of Union Stations in the United States.
In other words, 85 is 0.630 times the count of Union Stations in the United States, and the count of Union Stations in the United States is 1.590 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Union Terminal; a.k.a. Joint Station; a.k.a. Union Depot) (2016 figures)
It's about one-and-three-fifths times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.630 times 85.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)
The continent of Africa includes 54 sovereign countries recognized by the United Nations as of 2016. It is the second-most populous continent in the world, with 1.1 billion inhabitants.
It's about three-fifths the number of Moons in our Solar System.
In other words, 85 is 0.5820 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 1.720 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