It's about 100 times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen)
In other words, 0.4740 kilometers is 116.20 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 0.008606 times that amount.(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 0.004079 kilometers. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about one-two-hundredth as long as The Panama Canal
In other words, 0.4740 kilometers is 0.0054 times the length of The Panama Canal, and the length of The Panama Canal is 190 times that amount.(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 88 kilometers in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 0.026 kilometers above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.
It's about 200 times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
In other words, 0.4740 kilometers is 210 times the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial), and the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.0048 times that amount.(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 0.0023 kilometers. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.
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It's about 200 times as tall as André the Giant
In other words, 0.4740 kilometers is 220 times the height of André the Giant, and the height of André the Giant is 0.0045 times that amount.(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 0.0022 kilometers tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 0.0021 kilometers and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about 200 times as tall as Shaq
In other words, 0.4740 kilometers is 220 times the height of Shaq, and the height of Shaq is 0.0045 times that amount.(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 0.0022 kilometers tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as long as The English Channel
In other words, 0.4740 kilometers is 0.00443 times the length of The English Channel, and the length of The English Channel is 226 times that amount.(average width between Isle of Ushant and The Walde Lighthouse) (La Manche, Ärmelkanal, Mor Breizh, Mor Bretannek) (a.k.a. The Channel)
The English Channel measures between 180 km to 34 km, narrowing as it flows northeast. The world speed record for a Channel crossing by swimmer was set by Australian Trent Grimsey in 2012, with a time of 6 hours, 55 minutes.
It's about 250 times as long as a Queen Size Bed
In other words, 0.4740 kilometers is 233.30 times the length of a Queen Size Bed, and the length of a Queen Size Bed is 0.004286 times that amount.(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 0.002032 kilometers from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.