It's about one-fiftieth as long as The National Mall
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 50 times 462 hands.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 30,000 hands. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about one-fiftieth as long as The Belmont Stakes
In other words, 462 hands is 0.01944444 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 51.428580 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 23,760 hands. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 744 hands
It's about 50 times as tall as General Tom Thumb
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.019 times 462 hands.(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 9 hands. Thumb stopped growing at 6.30 hands when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as long as Steel Dragon 2000
In other words, 462 hands is 0.01893 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 52.830 times that amount.(a.k.a. スチールドラゴン2000) (Nagashima Span Land; Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan)
The roller coaster Steel Dragon 2000 is 24,400 hands in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 900 hands and 1,197 hands) in the world, having a height of 954.70 hands.
It's about 60 times as tall as Verne Troyer
In other words, 462 hands is 58 times the height of Verne Troyer, and the height of Verne Troyer is 0.017 times that amount.(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 8 hands. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about 60 times as long as a Man's Footstep
In other words, 462 hands is 59 times the length of a Man's Footstep, and the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.017 times that amount.(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 7.80 hands, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 15 hands. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about 70 times as long as a Woman's Footstep
In other words, 462 hands is 71 times the length of a Woman's Footstep, and the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.014 times that amount.(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 6.50 hands, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 13 hands. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s