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It's about one-and-one-fifth times as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood)
In other words, 1,590,000 kilograms is 1.2 times the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood), and the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is 0.83 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 1,300,000 kilograms. 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 1,900,000 kilograms.
It's about two-and-a-half times as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue)
In other words, 1,590,000 kilograms is 2.5 times the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue), and the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is 0.4 times that amount.
(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Christ the Redeemer weighs 635,000 kilograms. 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 Eiffel Tower
In other words, 1,590,000 kilograms is 0.157 times the weight of The Eiffel Tower, and the weight of The Eiffel Tower is 6.37 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (total weight)
The Eiffel Tower weighs approximately 10,100,000 kilograms. Architected to be quickly assembled, the Tower contains only 930 cu. meters of solid material.
It's about one-tenth as heavy as The Brooklyn Bridge
In other words, 1,590,000 kilograms is 0.1194 times the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge, and the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is 8.375 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 13,320,000 kilograms. 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 ten times as heavy as a House
In other words, 1,590,000 kilograms is 10.2 times the weight of a House, and the weight of a House is 0.10 times that amount.
(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 156,000 kg, 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 458 kg.
It's about eleven times as heavy as The Statue of Liberty (without base)
In other words, 1,590,000 kilograms is 11 times the weight of The Statue of Liberty (without base), and the weight of The Statue of Liberty (without base) is 0.09 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 — the Statue's copper and framework only, excluding the base — is roughly 140,000 kg. 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 fifteen times as heavy as a Blue Whale
In other words, 1,590,000 kilograms is 15.2 times the weight of a Blue Whale, and the weight of a Blue Whale is 0.066 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus)
Blue whales weigh between 73,000 and 136,000 kg. The largest mammal to have ever lived, blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill — tiny invertebrates weighing about 0.001 kilograms each.