How long is 246 meters?
It's about twelve times as long as a Cricket Pitch
The length of a Cricket Pitch is about 20.11680 meters.
(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The National Mall
The length of The National Mall is about 3,000 meters.
(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 3,000 meters. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about thirteen times as long as a Bowling Lane
The length of a Bowling Lane is about 19.1560 meters.
(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame
The length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is about 3,900 meters.
(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 3,900 meters. Gene Autry, most famous as the singer of "Back in the Saddle Again" and as the writer and singer of "Here Comes Santa Claus," is the only entertainer to have a star in every category — film, television, recording, radio, and theater. One of Autry's stars is also one of only two stars which have been stolen from the Walk and never recovered.
It's about sixteen times as tall as The Hollywood Sign
The height of The Hollywood Sign is about 15 meters.
(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway
The length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is about 4,023.360 meters.
(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
It's about one-fifteenth as long as Daytona International Speedway
The length of Daytona International Speedway is about 4,023.360 meters.
(Daytona Beach, Florida) (tri-oval course)
The tri-oval course of the Daytona International Speedway, upon which the NASCAR Daytona 500 is run, is 4,023.360 meters in length. Although the tri-oval design is said to allow for greater visibility during the race, the real reason for the then-unique design was that plot available for construction of the track was only 350 acres and could not accommodate a traditional oval layout of appropriate length.
It's about seventeen times as long as a Semitrailer
The length of a Semitrailer is about 14.630 meters.
(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 nineteen times as tall as a Brachiosaurus
The height of a Brachiosaurus is about 13 meters.
(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
Dinosaurs in the genus Brachiosaurus had an estimated height (at the head with neck fully extended) of up to 13 m. A resin cast of the first Brachiosaurus specimen, owned by the Field Museum in Chicago, is currently on display at the O'Hare International Airport.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as a Puncak Jaya
The height of a Puncak Jaya is about 4,884 meters.
(a.k.a. Mt. Carstensz, a.k.a. Carstensz Pyramid, a.k.a. Nemangkawi, a.k.a. Carstensz Toppen, a.k.a. Gunung Sukarno) (Papua province, Indonesia)
The highest point in Oceania (and therefore one of the seven summits) peak of Puncak Jaya is 4,884 m. Dutch explorer Jan Carstenszoon, the mountain's namesake, is said to have been ridiculed for claiming to have seen snow near the equator when he reported his discovery of the peak in 1623.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as a Vinson Massif
The height of a Vinson Massif is about 4,892 meters.
(a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)
Mount Vinson, the highest peak of the Vinson Massif mountain, reaches 4,892 m at its peak. The mountain is named after Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson who emphatically promoted Antarctic exploration in the 1930s.
It's about twenty times as tall as a Telephone Pole
The height of a Telephone Pole is about 11 meters.
(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 one-twenty-fifth as tall as Mount Elbrus
The height of Mount Elbrus is about 5,642 meters.
(a.k.a. Mingi Tau, a.k.a. Эльбрус, a.k.a. იალბუზი) (Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia) (west summit)
It's about one-twenty-fifth as tall as a Kilimanjaro
The height of a Kilimanjaro is about 5,890.790 meters.
(a.k.a. Mount Kilimanjaro) (Tanzania) (to Uhuru peak; 2008 gravimeter measurement)
Kilimanjaro rises to 5,890.79 m at its peak. An isolated peak with no surrounding mountain range, Kilimanjaro is considered the world's tallest freestanding mountain.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as tall as Mount Logan
The height of Mount Logan is about 5,959 meters.
(Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon, Canada) (elevation)
The highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan has a total height of 5,960 m. The high altitude and northern latitude of the mountain resulted in one-time temperature of -77.5 °C — the lowest temperature ever recorded outside of Antarctica.