Developers! The Measure of Things is pleased to be opening sign-ups for the beta version of its API, which lets you integrate comparative measurements into your own web projects. Click here to learn more.
Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons


Equivalents in other units


How long is 283.42 miles?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

It's about 200 times as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 283.42 miles is 203.4 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 0.004916 times that amount.
(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 1.394 miles 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 250 times as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 283.42 miles is 226.736 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 0.00441042 times that amount.
(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
It's about 250 times as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 283.42 miles is 238.6695 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 0.004189894 times that amount.
(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
It's about 450 times as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 283.42 miles is 466 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 0.00215 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 0.608 miles. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.
It's about 500 times as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 283.42 miles is 481 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 0.00208 times that amount.
(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 0.589 miles in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about 500 times as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 0.002 times 283.42 miles.
(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 0.6 miles in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about 500 times as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 0.002 times 283.42 miles.
(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)