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It's about one-one-hundredth as long as The Distance from Earth to the Moon.
In other words, 659.890 leagues is 0.009536943 times the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon, and the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon is 104.85540 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Luna) (median of semi-major axis, or apigee, and semi-minor axes, or perigee)
The orbit of the Moon around the Earth is elliptical, with an average distance of 69,193.03 leagues from center-to-center. About 428.376 kg of moon rock have been cataloged on the Earth, from the American Apollo and Soviet Luna Programs, and from samples that have been extracted from meteorites.
It's about one-tenth as long as The Circumfrence of Earth.
In other words, 659.890 leagues is 0.091487151 times the length of The Circumfrence of Earth, and the length of The Circumfrence of Earth is 10.9304970 times that amount.
(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has an Equatorial circumference of approximately 7,212.92550 leagues. The first airplane trip around the circumference of the Earth (with a few stops along the way), was completed in 1924 by the United States Army Air Service, and took 175 days.
It's about three-tenths as long as The Diameter of Earth.
In other words, 659.890 leagues is 0.287415360 times the length of The Diameter of Earth, and the length of The Diameter of Earth is 3.47928520 times that amount.
(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has a diameter of approximately 2,295.94550 leagues at the Equator. The first complete view of Earth's diameter was in a photograph taken from a V-2 rocket launched in 1946 by the United States Army, which reached an altitude of 18.8278190 leagues.
It's about two-fifths as long as The Great Wall of China (total).
In other words, 659.890 leagues is 0.4140 times the length of The Great Wall of China (total), and the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 2.420 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) (total length, all branches)
The Great Wall of China, including all branches and trenches, is 1,590 leagues. 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-fifths as long as The Amazon River.
In other words, 659.890 leagues is 0.56960 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 1.7560 times that amount.
(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 1,159 leagues. 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 three-fifths as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only).
In other words, 659.890 leagues is 0.58580 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 1.7070 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 1.1270 leagues. 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 four-fifths as long as I-80.
In other words, 659.890 leagues is 0.7904970 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 1.265030 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 834.7790 leagues. A 10.79910 leagues 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.