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How long is 1,450 miles?

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It's about as long as The Colorado River.
(a.k.a. Aha Kwahwat, a.k.a. Grand River, a.k.a. Tizon River, a.k.a. Tecon River, a.k.a. Tison River) (from Grand Lake, Colorado through the Gulf of California)
It's about four-fifths as long as The Danube.
In other words, 1,450 miles is 0.819 times the length of The Danube, and the length of The Danube is 1.22 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Donau, a.k.a. Dunaj, a.k.a. Dunav, a.k.a. Duna, a.k.a. Дунав (Dunav), a.k.a. Dunărea, a.k.a. Дунáй (Dunay), a.k.a. Tuna) (from Breg Martinskapelle, Black Forest, Germany through the Danube Delta, Romania)
It's about two-thirds as long as The Oregon Trail.
In other words, 1,450 miles is 0.669 times the length of The Oregon Trail, and the length of The Oregon Trail is 1.49 times that amount.
(from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon)
It's about two-thirds as long as The Volga.
In other words, 1,450 miles is 0.661 times the length of The Volga, and the length of The Volga is 1.51 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Волга, a.k.a. İdel (Идел), a.k.a. Атăл (Atăl), a.k.a. Edil, a.k.a. İdil, a.k.a. Рав (Rav)) (from the Valdai Hills, Tver Oblast, Russia through the Caspian Sea)
The largest river in Europe, the Volga river runs 2,190 miles in total length. World War II's Battle of Stalingrad between the Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, which resulted in nearly two million casualties, was fought in part for control of the river.
It's about three-fifths as long as The Mississippi River.
In other words, 1,450 miles is 0.6196 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 1.614 times that amount.
(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
It's about one-and-three-fourths times as long as The Rhine.
In other words, the length of The Rhine is 0.565 times 1,450 miles.
(a.k.a. Rhein, a.k.a. Rijn, a.k.a. Rhin, a.k.a. Rain, a.k.a. Reno, a.k.a. Rhenus, a.k.a. Ryn) (from near Reichenau, Switzerland through Hoek van Holland, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
It's about half as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, 1,450 miles is 0.52 times the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York, and the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 1.92 times that amount.
(Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York) (via I-10 E, I-15 N, I-70 E, I-76 E, I-80 E, I-280 E)
The total length of the freeway route from Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York via Interstate 80 is 2,790 miles long. This route intersects eleven states and several major cities, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; Lincoln, Nebraska; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; South Bend, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio.