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It's about two-and-a-half times as long as The Great Wall of China (total).
In other words, the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 0.370 times 870,000 shackles.
(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) (total length, all branches)
The Great Wall of China, including all branches and trenches, is 323,000 shackles. 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 three-and-a-half times as long as The Amazon River.
In other words, 870,000 shackles is 3.7080 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 0.26970 times that amount.
(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 234,700 shackles. 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.
It's about four times as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only).
In other words, 870,000 shackles is 3.8130 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 0.26230 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 228.20 shackles. 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 five times as long as I-80.
In other words, 870,000 shackles is 5.145680 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 0.1943380 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 169,074 shackles. A 2,187.230 shackles 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 five-and-a-half times as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, 870,000 shackles is 5.320 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 0.1880 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 164,000 shackles 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.
It's about six-and-a-half times as long as The Mississippi River.
In other words, 870,000 shackles is 6.3370 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 0.15780 times that amount.
(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 137,300 shackles. Prior to the development of soil erosion programs, the Mississippi River would carry approximately 400 million metric tons of sediment from its banks to the Gulf of Mexico every year.
It's about seven times as long as The Volga.
In other words, 870,000 shackles is 6.760 times the length of The Volga, and the length of The Volga is 0.1480 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 129,000 shackles 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.