It's about one-two-hundredth as long as The Grand Canyon.
In other words, 2,640 paces is 0.00451 times the length of The Grand Canyon, and the length of The Grand Canyon is 222 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gran Cañón) (Arizona) (Colorado River miles measure)
The Grand Canyon has a total length of 585,000 paces along the course of the Colorado River at its bottom. Having opened in early 2007, the Grand Canyon Skywalk allows tourists to stand on a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway 1,440 paces above the floor of Granite Gorge.
It's about 250 times as long as a London bus.
In other words, the length of a London bus is 0.00417 times 2,640 paces.(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 11 paces in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about 300 times as tall as a Giraffe.
It's about 500 times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen).
In other words, 2,640 paces is 493.20 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 0.002028 times that amount.(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 5.3530 paces. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about one-six-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Rhine.
In other words, 2,640 paces is 0.00152 times the length of The Rhine, and the length of The Rhine is 658 times that amount.(a.k.a. Rhein, a.k.a. Rijn, a.k.a. Rhin, a.k.a. Rain, a.k.a. Reno, a.k.a. Rhenus, a.k.a. Ryn) (from near Reichenau, Switzerland through Hoek van Holland, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
The Rhine river runs 1,730,000 paces in total length. The World War II Battle of Arnhem, as memorialized in the 1974 book and 1977 movie A Bridge Too Far, was the first of several attempts to capture key bridges across the Rhine, beginning with the Arnhem Bridge in the Netherlands.
It's about 850 times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial).
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.0011 times 2,640 paces.(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 3 paces. 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 900 times as tall as André the Giant.
In other words, 2,640 paces is 910 times the height of André the Giant, and the height of André the Giant is 0.0011 times that amount.(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 2.90 paces tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 2.80 paces and his true height is the subject of some dispute.