It's about 100 times as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, 120 yards is 120 times the height of General Tom Thumb, and the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.0083 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 1 yards. Thumb stopped growing at 0.70 yards when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about 150 times as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.0071 times 120 yards.(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 0.860 yards, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 1.70 yards. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about 150 times as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 0.0071 times 120 yards.(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 0.890 yards. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about 150 times as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.0059 times 120 yards.(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 0.720 yards, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 1.40 yards. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as tall as Olympus Mons.
In other words, the height of Olympus Mons is 240 times 120 yards.(a.k.a. Mount Olympus) (Mars)
The tallest mountain in the solar system, Olympus Mons rises to approximately 30,000 yards. The mountain has been known to astronomers since the nineteenth century because it is tall enough to rise above Mars' frequent dust storms.
It's about 300 times as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, 120 yards is 288 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.00347 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.000868 yards of 0.4170 yards in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about one-eight-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Panama Canal.
In other words, the length of The Panama Canal is 830 times 120 yards.(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 96,000 yards in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 28 yards above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.