How long is 48 feet?
It's about as long as a Semitrailer
The length of a Semitrailer is about 48 feet.
(a.k.a. semi-trailer truck, a.k.a. semi, a.k.a. tractor-trailer, a.k.a. truck and trailer, a.k.a. eighteen-wheeler, a.k.a. big rig, a.k.a. Mack truck, a.k.a. transport, a.k.a. lorry, a.k.a. artic; for box truck; United States Federal length limits)
It's about as tall as The Hollywood Sign
The height of The Hollywood Sign is about 49 feet.
(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as a Brachiosaurus
The height of a Brachiosaurus is about 43 feet.
(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as a Telephone Pole
The height of a Telephone Pole is about 36 feet.
(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
It's about three-fourths as long as a Bowling Lane
The length of a Bowling Lane is about 62.8480 feet.
(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
It's about three-fourths as long as a Cricket Pitch
The length of a Cricket Pitch is about 66 feet.
(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
It's about one-and-three-fourths times as long as a London bus
The length of a London bus is about 27.50 feet.
(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
It's about half as long as Baseball base distances
The length of Baseball base distances is about 90 feet.
(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as a Giraffe
The height of a Giraffe is about 19 feet.
(Giraffa camelopardalis) (Adult, average)
It's about one-third as long as Ha'Penny Bridge
The length of Ha'Penny Bridge is about 141 feet.
(a.k.a. Droichead na Leathphingine, a.k.a. Liffey Bridge, a.k.a. Droichead na Life, f.k.a. Wellington Bridge) (Quay of Bachelors Walk, Temple Bar Neighborhood, Dublin, Ireland)
It's about three-tenths as tall as The Chicago Water Tower
The height of The Chicago Water Tower is about 154 feet.
It's about three-tenths as tall as The Arc de Triomphe
The height of The Arc de Triomphe is about 160 feet.
It's about three-tenths as tall as Nelson's Column
The height of Nelson's Column is about 169.40 feet.
(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
It's about three-and-a-half times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen)
The length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is about 13.380 feet.
(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
It's about one-fourth as tall as The Mahabodhi Temple
The height of The Mahabodhi Temple is about 180 feet.
(a.k.a. Great Awakening Temple, a.k.a. Maha Bodhi Temple, a.k.a. Temple of Bodh Gaya, a.k.a. Mahabodhi Mahavihar) (Bodh Gaya, Gaya District, Bihar, India)