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It's about one-fifth as long as The QE2.
In other words, 462 hands is 0.160 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 6.250 times that amount.
(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2) The QE2 has a total length of 2,890 hands. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 94,500,000,000 hands, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 462 hands is 0.1450 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 6.90 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 3,190 hands tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 364 hands or less.
It's about eight times as tall as a Giraffe.
In other words, the height of a Giraffe is 0.10 times 462 hands.
(Giraffa camelopardalis) (Adult, average)
An adult giraffe may grow to be up to 60 hands tall. Adult giraffes require very little sleep, averaging just 1.9 hours per day.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 462 hands is 0.12320 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 8.11690 times that amount.
(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 3,750.10 hands to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102nd floor of the building.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 462 hands is 0.10390 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 9.6250 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 4,448 hands to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 1,132 hands deep.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, 462 hands is 0.0954 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 10.50 times that amount.
(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 4,840 hands tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100th floor, approximately 4,670 hands above ground).
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 462 hands is 0.0924 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 10.80 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Taipei Financial Center, a.k.a. 台北101, a.k.a. 臺北101) (Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan) (to spire)
The Taipei 101 reaches 5,000 hands to its spire. The tower itself is said to be the style in world's tallest sundial, with the circular area of the adjacent Millennium Park acting as the sundial's face.