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How heavy is 8,000,000 tons?
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as heavy as The Great Pyramid of Giza
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The weight of The Great Pyramid of Giza is about 6,500,000 tons.
(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt)
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It's about nine times as heavy as The Golden Gate Bridge
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The weight of The Golden Gate Bridge is about 887,000 tons.
(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (Post 1986 weight reduction; total weight of bridge, anchorage, and approaches)
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It's about twenty times as heavy as The Empire State Building
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The weight of The Empire State Building is about 365,000 tons.
(New York City, New York)
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It's about forty times as heavy as The Sears Tower
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The weight of The Sears Tower is about 222,400 tons.
(officially "Willis Tower" as of 2009) (Chicago, Illinois)
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It's about 60 times as heavy as The CN Tower
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The weight of The CN Tower is about 129,970 tons.
(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada)
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It's about 300 times 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 550 times 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 700 times 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 5,500 times 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 10,000 times 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 45,000 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 50,000 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 70,000 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 100,000 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 650,000 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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