It's about one-fortieth as long as I-80.
In other words, 4,700,000 inches is 0.0257394 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 38.85090 times that amount.(a.k.a. Interstate 80, a.k.a. Keystone Shortway) (net length)
Interstate 80, crosses the continent of North America from Teaneck, New Jersey to San Francisco, California and covers a total length of 182,600,000 inches. A 2,362,200 inches stretch between mile marker 318 in Grand Island, Nebraska and mile marker 390 in Lincoln, Nebraska is the longest straight path in the US Interstate system.
It's about 40 times as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 0.03 times 4,700,000 inches.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 100,000 inches. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about 50 times as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 4,700,000 inches is 48.160 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 0.02076 times that amount.(a.k.a. スチールドラゴン2000) (Nagashima Span Land; Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan)
The roller coaster Steel Dragon 2000 is 97,600 inches in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 3,600 inches and 4,788 inches) in the world, having a height of 3,819 inches.
It's about 50 times as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 4,700,000 inches is 49.452860 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 0.02022128 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 95,040 inches. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 2,976 inches
It's about one-fiftieth as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only).
In other words, 4,700,000 inches is 0.01907 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 52.440 times that amount.(长城, 長城, Chángchéng, a.k.a. 万里长城, 萬里長城, Wànlǐ Chángchéng) (a.k.a. "The long wall of 10,000 Li") (from Shanhaiguan through Lop Nur, China) (wall segments only)
The Great Wall of China has total wall segment length of 246,400 inches. Built and maintained in multiple sections over about eleven centuries, the Great Wall is currently suffering the effects of erosion, especially in the older sections made primarily out of mud.
It's about 55 times as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 4,700,000 inches is 53.220 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 0.01879 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 88,310 inches in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as long as The Amazon River.
In other words, 4,700,000 inches is 0.01855 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 53.910 times that amount.(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 253,400,000 inches. Although by most measures it is the largest and one of the most significant rivers in the world, the region surrounding the Amazon is mostly sparsely populated and the river itself has no bridges across it at any point.