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651.490 hours is about two-fifths as long as Columbus' voyage to America
In other words, it's 0.4 times the length of Columbus' voyage to America, and the length of Columbus' voyage to America is 3 times that amount.
(1492) (first voyage)
Attempting to find a western route to Asia, Christopher Columbus set sail on August 3rd, 1492 and landed in the Bahamas on October 12th — 2,000 hours later. After one of Columbus' ships, the Santa Maria ran aground in present-day Haiti, he ordered that the timber be used to used to build a fort and settlement called La Navidad; it remains missing to archaeologists to this day.
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