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 It's about nine-tenths as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza In other words, 1,197 hands is 0.940 times the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 1.10 times that amount. (a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 1,300 hands. The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300. It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as a Football field In other words, 1,197 hands is 1.108330 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.9022580 times that amount. (American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 1,080 hands from end to end. Because each team's goalpost is located at the far end of the scoring area (end zone), a ball on a scoring play may need to travel as many as 90 hands farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it. It's about one-and-one-fifth times as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch In other words, 1,197 hands is 1.160 times the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch, and the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 0.8620 times that amount. (a.k.a. Football Field, a.k.a. Soccer Field) (field length, a.k.a. touchline distance)According to the Laws of the Game, a football pitch should measure between 1,030 hands (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 1,040 hands, and later converted to the metric units used today). The goal markess were defined as part of the pitch by the original rules of the game in the late 16th century, but it was not until the mid 19th century that the crossbar and the net were added It's about four-fifths as long as The Shambles In other words, 1,197 hands is 0.810 times the length of The Shambles, and the length of The Shambles is 1.20 times that amount. (a.k.a. Maze of Twisting, a.k.a. The Great Flesh Shambles) (York, England, United Kingdom) (approximate)The Shambles, a historic shopping street in York, stretches about 1,500 hands. Several of the buildings along the street are over seven hundred years old. It's about four-fifths as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha In other words, 1,197 hands is 0.7950 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 1.260 times that amount. (a.k.a. 中原大佛, a.k.a. 鲁山大佛, a.k.a. 魯山大佛) (Fodushan Scenic Area, Lushan County, Henan, China) (including base) The tallest statue in the world, the Spring Temple Buddha in Henan, China stands at 1,510 hands tall from its base. The Buddha is located in the 47,300,000-sq. m (11,700-acre) Fodushan Scenic Area near Mount Yao It's about three-fourths as tall as Blackpool Tower In other words, the height of Blackpool Tower is 1.30 times 1,197 hands. (Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 1,560 hands to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 945,000 hands to the northwest. It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as Big Ben In other words, the height of Big Ben is 0.770 times 1,197 hands. (officially the clock tower of Palace of Westminster, a.k.a. Houses of Parliament) (London, England)The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the bell known as "Big Ben," rises 940 hands. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.