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How long is 908 spans?

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It's about nine-tenths as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 908 spans is 0.914 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 1.09 times that amount.
(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 908 spans is 1.13 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 0.885 times that amount.
(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 805 spans tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured balance, the restaurant near the top of the space needle requires just a 1.5 hp motor to rotate at speeds of about 0.053 kph (0.033 mph).
It's about one-and-one-fourth times as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 908 spans is 1.2261 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 0.81559 times that amount.
(Washington, D.C.)
It's about one-and-one-fourth times as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, 908 spans is 1.26 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 0.794 times that amount.
(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 908 spans is 1.28 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 0.781 times that amount.
(fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 908 spans is 1.31 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 0.763 times that amount.
(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
It's about one-and-one-third times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha.
In other words, the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.735 times 908 spans.
(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 669 spans tall from its base. The Buddha is located in the 47,300,000-sq. m (11,700-acre) Fodushan Scenic Area near Mount Yao