It's about four-fifths as long as a King Size Bed
In other words, 0.0017 kilometers is 0.83660 times the length of a King Size Bed, and the length of a King Size Bed is 1.1950 times that amount.(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 0.002032 kilometers from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as Gary Coleman
In other words, the height of Gary Coleman is 0.830 times 0.0017 kilometers.(a.k.a. Gary Wayne Coleman) (1978-2009) (actor)
Gary Coleman, most famous for his role as Arnold Jackson on the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes was 0.0014 kilometers tall. His small stature was a result of a congenital kidney disease. Coleman worked as a security guard since following his career as an actor.
It's about three-fourths as tall as André the Giant
In other words, the height of André the Giant is 1.30 times 0.0017 kilometers.(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 0.0022 kilometers tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 0.0021 kilometers and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about three-fourths as tall as Shaq
In other words, the height of Shaq is 1.30 times 0.0017 kilometers.(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 0.0022 kilometers tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as Matt Roloff
In other words, the height of Matt Roloff is 0.770 times 0.0017 kilometers.(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
Matt Roloff, most famous for his role on the reality television show Little People, Big World, is an LP with a height of 0.0013 kilometers. In 1985, Roloff stared as an Ewok — one of the small, woodland creatures from the Star Wars franchise — in the movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
It's about three-fourths as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 1.40 times 0.0017 kilometers.(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 0.0023 kilometers. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.
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It's about one-and-two-fifths times as tall as Hervé Villechaize
In other words, the height of Hervé Villechaize is 0.710 times 0.0017 kilometers.(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 0.0012 kilometers. Villechaize's form of dwarfism, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia-brachydactyly and distinctive speech (SED-BDS), is also known as "Tattoo dysplasia" or "Fantasy Island syndrome."