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How long is 74.250 nautical miles?

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It's about one-sixty-fifth as long as The Great Wall of China (total).
In other words, the length of The Great Wall of China (total) is 64.50 times 74.250 nautical miles.
(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 4,780 nautical miles. 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 70 times as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 74.250 nautical miles is 68.35630 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 0.0146292 times that amount.
(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 1.08622 nautical miles. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
It's about 70 times as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 74.250 nautical miles is 71.9540 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 0.01389777 times that amount.
(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 1.031909 nautical miles. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about one-ninety-fifth as long as The Diameter of Earth.
In other words, 74.250 nautical miles is 0.010779873 times the length of The Diameter of Earth, and the length of The Diameter of Earth is 92.7654710 times that amount.
(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has a diameter of approximately 6,887.83640 nautical miles 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 56.4834560 nautical miles.
It's about 150 times as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, the height of Angel Falls is 0.00714 times 74.250 nautical miles.
(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 0.5290 nautical 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 150 times as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 74.250 nautical miles is 145 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 0.0069 times that amount.
(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 0.5120 nautical miles in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about 150 times as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 74.250 nautical miles is 152.80 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 0.006545 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 0.4860 nautical miles in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.