It's about 4,000,000 times as tall as General Tom Thumb
In other words, 17,300 furlongs is 3,800,000 times the height of General Tom Thumb, and the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.000000260 times that amount.(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 0.0045 furlongs. Thumb stopped growing at 0.0032 furlongs when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about 4,500,000 times as tall as Verne Troyer
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 0.000000230 times 17,300 furlongs.(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 0.004 furlongs. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about 4,500,000 times as long as a Man's Footstep
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.000000230 times 17,300 furlongs.(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 0.0039 furlongs, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.0078 furlongs. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about 5,500,000 times as long as a Woman's Footstep
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.000000190 times 17,300 furlongs.(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 0.0033 furlongs, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.0066 furlongs. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about 9,000,000 times as tall as a Bowling Pin
In other words, 17,300 furlongs is 9,130,000 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.000000110 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.000003950 furlongs of 0.00189 furlongs in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about 65,000,000 times as tall as a Golf Tee
In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 0.0000000160 times 17,300 furlongs.The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 0.00027 furlongs tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."
It's about 250,000,000 times as long as an Aspirin
In other words, the length of an Aspirin is 0.00000000400 times 17,300 furlongs.(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 0.0000700 furlongs in diameter. One of the most common medicines in the world and a foundation of worldwide health systems, an estimated 40,000 metric tons of aspirin are consumed each year.