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It's about 55 times as long as a Queen Size Bed.
In other words, the length of a Queen Size Bed is 0.01852 times 240 cubits.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 4.4440 cubits 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 55 times as long as a King Size Bed.
In other words, the length of a King Size Bed is 0.01852 times 240 cubits.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 4.4440 cubits 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-fifty-fifth as tall as Mount Logan.
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.01841 times the height of Mount Logan, and the height of Mount Logan is 54.320 times that amount.
(Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon, Canada) (elevation)
The highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan has a total height of 13,040 cubits. 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.
It's about 55 times as tall as Michael Jordan.
In other words, 240 cubits is 54.90 times the height of Michael Jordan, and the height of Michael Jordan is 0.0182 times that amount.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 4.330 cubits tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 0.4370 cubits shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as tall as Denali.
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.01772 times the height of Denali, and the height of Denali is 56.430 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Mount McKinley, a.k.a. Doleika, a.k.a. Traleika, a.k.a. "The Great One") (Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska) (South peak)
The highest mountain peak in North America, Denali's South Peak measures 13,550 cubits above sea level at its peak. The impetus for the name Mount McKinley was US president William McKinley of Ohio, and disputes over the which of the mountain's names should be officially recognized regularly occur between Ohio Congressmen and Alaska politicians.
It's about 60 times as long as a Full Size Bed.
In other words, 240 cubits is 57.60 times the length of a Full Size Bed, and the length of a Full Size Bed is 0.01736 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 4.1670 cubits 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 60 times as long as a Twin Size bed.
In other words, 240 cubits is 57.60 times the length of a Twin Size bed, and the length of a Twin Size bed is 0.01736 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 4.1670 cubits 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.