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 It's about one-fiftieth as long as a Football field. In other words, 87 inches is 0.0201389 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 49.65510 times that amount. (American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 4,320 inches from end to end. Because each team's goalpost is located at the far end of the scoring area (end zone), a ball on a scoring play may need to travel as many as 360 inches farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it. It's about one-sixtieth as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza. In other words, the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 59 times 87 inches. (a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 5,100 inches. The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300. It's about one-seventieth as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha. In other words, 87 inches is 0.0144 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 69.40 times that amount. (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 6,020 inches tall from its base. The Buddha is located in the 47,300,000-sq. m (11,700-acre) Fodushan Scenic Area near Mount Yao It's about one-seventieth as tall as Blackpool Tower. In other words, the height of Blackpool Tower is 71.40 times 87 inches. (Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 6,220 inches to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 3,780,000 inches to the northwest. It's about one-seventy-fifth as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach. In other words, the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 73.50 times 87 inches. (fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)The seventeenth hole on Pebble Beach Golf Links is a par 3 measuring 6,380 inches from the blue tee. This hole was the site of professional golfer Jack Nicklaus' 1972 U.S. Open win, which included a 1-iron shot that bounced off the hole's flag and resulted in a birdie. It's about one-seventy-fifth as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel). In other words, the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 74.60 times 87 inches. (a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)The Singapore Flyer has a height of 6,500 inches. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was re-engineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating. It's about one-seventy-fifth as tall as The Washington Monument. In other words, 87 inches is 0.013053 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 76.6110 times that amount. (Washington, D.C.)The Washington Monument measures 6,665 inches tall, with some discrepancy due to the fact that the Monument's base is slightly below the surrounding ground. Interrupted in its construction by the American Civil War, it was almost 36 years between groundbreaking and the completion of construction.