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How long is 864 nautical miles?

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It's about one-and-one-fifth times as long as The Rhine.
In other words, 864 nautical miles is 1.21 times the length of The Rhine, and the length of The Rhine is 0.826 times that amount.
(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 seven-tenths as long as The Colorado River.
In other words, 864 nautical miles is 0.687 times the length of The Colorado River, and the length of The Colorado River is 1.46 times that amount.
(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 three-fifths as long as The Danube.
In other words, 864 nautical miles is 0.561 times the length of The Danube, and the length of The Danube is 1.78 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 half as long as The Oregon Trail.
In other words, 864 nautical miles is 0.458 times the length of The Oregon Trail, and the length of The Oregon Trail is 2.18 times that amount.
(from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon)
It's about half as long as The Volga.
In other words, 864 nautical miles is 0.453 times the length of The Volga, and the length of The Volga is 2.21 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)
It's about two-fifths as long as The Mississippi River.
In other words, 864 nautical miles is 0.4249 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 2.353 times that amount.
(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
It's about one-third as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, 864 nautical miles is 0.356 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 2.81 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 2,420 nautical 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.