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How heavy is 480 tons?
It's about seven-tenths as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue)
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The weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is about 700 tons.
(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
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It's about three times as heavy as a House
The weight of a House is about 172 tons.
(149 sq. m, single-level, unfurnished)
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It's about one-third as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood)
The weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is about 1,400 tons.
(a.k.a. Giant Sequoia, a.k.a. Sierran redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia, a.k.a. "Big Tree", Sequoiadendron giganteum)
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It's about three times as heavy as The Statue of Liberty (without base)
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The weight of The Statue of Liberty (without base) is about 150 tons.
(a.k.a. Liberty Enlightening the World, a.k.a. La Liberté éclairant le monde) (total weight, including foundation)
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It's about four times as heavy as a Blue Whale
The weight of a Blue Whale is about 115 tons.
(Balaenoptera musculus)
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It's about six times as heavy as The Space Shuttle
The weight of The Space Shuttle is about 78 tons.
(for Endeavour, a.k.a. OV-105, a.k.a. Orbiter Vehicle-105) (empty weight, excluding main engines)
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It's about one-twenty-fifth as heavy as The Eiffel Tower
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The weight of The Eiffel Tower is about 11,100 tons.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (total weight)
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It's about one-thirtieth as heavy as The Brooklyn Bridge
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The weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is about 14,680 tons.
(a.k.a. New York and Brooklyn Bridge) (Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York City, New York) (total weight)
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It's about forty times as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship
The weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is about 12.50 tons.
(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
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It's about 50 times as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex
The weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is about 9.70 tons.
(for FMNH PR 2081, a.k.a. "Sue") (a.k.a. Tyrannosaurus, a.k.a. T-Rex) (estimated live weight)
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It's about one-fifty-fifth as heavy as The Statue of Liberty
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The weight of The Statue of Liberty is about 27,200 tons.
(a.k.a. Liberty Enlightening the World, a.k.a. La Liberté éclairant le monde) (total weight, including foundation)
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It's about 70 times as heavy as an Elephant
The weight of an Elephant is about 6.70 tons.
(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
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It's about 100 times as heavy as a Hippopotamus
The weight of a Hippopotamus is about 4.20 tons.
(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)
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It's about 150 times as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale
The weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is about 3 tons.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
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It's about 200 times as heavy as a Rhinoceros
The weight of a Rhinoceros is about 2.30 tons.
(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
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