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It's about two times as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood).
In other words, 2,690 long tons is 2.10 times the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood), and the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is 0.480 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Giant Sequoia, a.k.a. Sierran redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia, a.k.a. "Big Tree", Sequoiadendron giganteum)
The weight of wood in a Giant Sequoia is 1,300 long tons. General Sherman, a specimen in Sequoia National Park in Visalia, California, is the largest tree in the world by volume, with an estimated weight of about 1,900 long tons.
It's about one-fourth as heavy as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 2,690 long tons is 0.2710 times the weight of The Eiffel Tower, and the weight of The Eiffel Tower is 3.690 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (total weight)
The Eiffel Tower weighs approximately 9,940 long tons. Architected to be quickly assembled, the Tower contains only 7.5 cu. m (260 cu. ft) of solid material.
It's about four-and-a-half times as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue).
In other words, the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is 0.2330 times 2,690 long tons.
(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Christ the Redeemer weighs 625 long tons. The statue overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro from atop the 709.9-meter (2,329 ft) granite peak in the Tijuca Forest National Park.
It's about one-fifth as heavy as The Brooklyn Bridge.
In other words, 2,690 long tons is 0.20520 times the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge, and the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is 4.8730 times that amount.
(a.k.a. New York and Brooklyn Bridge) (Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York City, New York) (total weight)
The total weight of the Brooklyn Bridge is approximately 13,110 long tons. In a promotional event to prove the bridge's stability shortly after it opened, entertainer P. T. Barnum led a parade of 21 elephants across it in May of 1884.
It's about one-tenth as heavy as The Statue of Liberty.
In other words, 2,690 long tons is 0.110 times the weight of The Statue of Liberty, and the weight of The Statue of Liberty is 9.10 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Liberty Enlightening the World, a.k.a. La Liberté éclairant le monde) (total weight, including foundation)
The total weight of the Statue of Liberty is roughly 24,000 long tons. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about seventeen-and-a-half times as heavy as a House.
In other words, the weight of a House is 0.0571 times 2,690 long tons.
(149 sq. m, single-level, unfurnished)
A 149 sq. m (1,600 sq. ft), single-story, unfurnished house (without extensive masonry) of the type commonly found in America would weigh approximately 154 long tons, based on the weight of the included materials. In contrast, a yurt — a type of dwelling structure popular among nomadic peoples of East Asia — typically weighs less than 0.4530 long tons.
It's about thirty times as heavy as a Blue Whale.
In other words, 2,690 long tons is 26.20 times the weight of a Blue Whale, and the weight of a Blue Whale is 0.0382 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus)
Blue whales weigh between 103 long tons. The largest mammal to have ever lived, blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill — tiny invertebrates weighing about 0.0000009840 long tons each.