It's about 2,000 times as tall as Hervé Villechaize
In other words, 2,479 meters is 2,100 times the height of Hervé Villechaize, and the height of Hervé Villechaize is 0.00048 times that amount.(a.k.a. Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize) (1943-1993) (actor)
Hervé Villechaize, most famous for his role as Tattoo on the 1978-84 television series Fantasy Island, was an LP with a height of 1.2 m. Villechaize's form of dwarfism, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia-brachydactyly and distinctive speech (SED-BDS), is also known as "Tattoo dysplasia" or "Fantasy Island syndrome."
It's about 2,500 times as tall as Kenny Baker
In other words, the height of Kenny Baker is 0.00043 times 2,479 meters.(a.k.a. Kenneth George Baker) (1934-) (actor)
Kenny Baker, most famous for his role as R2-D2 in the Star Wars film franchise, is an LP with a height of 1.1 m. Baker and his wife, Eileen, both made brief appearances as the small, woodland creatures known as Ewoks in the 1984 Star Wars movie, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (a.k.a. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi).
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only)
In other words, 2,479 meters is 0.0003961 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 2,525 times that amount.(长城, 長城, Chángchéng, a.k.a. 万里长城, 萬里長城, Wànlǐ Chángchéng) (a.k.a. "The long wall of 10,000 Li") (from Shanhaiguan through Lop Nur, China) (wall segments only)
The Great Wall of China has total wall segment length of 6,259,000 meters. Built and maintained in multiple sections over about eleven centuries, the Great Wall is currently suffering the effects of erosion, especially in the older sections made primarily out of mud.
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Amazon River
In other words, 2,479 meters is 0.0003851 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 2,597 times that amount.(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 6,437,000 meters. Although by most measures it is the largest and one of the most significant rivers in the world, the region surrounding the Amazon is mostly sparsely populated and the river itself has no bridges across it at any point.
It's about 2,500 times as tall as General Tom Thumb
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.00037 times 2,479 meters.(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 0.91 m. Thumb stopped growing at 0.64 m when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about 3,000 times as long as a Man's Footstep
In other words, 2,479 meters is 3,100 times the length of a Man's Footstep, and the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.00032 times that amount.(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 0.79 km , for an average stride (two-step's length) of 1.57 m. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about 3,000 times as tall as Verne Troyer
In other words, 2,479 meters is 3,100 times the height of Verne Troyer, and the height of Verne Troyer is 0.00032 times that amount.(1969-2018) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, was an LP with a height of 0.81 m. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.