It's about two-and-a-half times as long as The QE2
In other words, 709.90 meters is 2.410 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 0.4150 times that amount.(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
The QE2 has a total length of 294 m. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 9,600,000,000 meters, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about two-fifths as long as The Preakness Stakes
In other words, 709.90 meters is 0.37146220 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 2.6920640 times that amount.(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 1,911.096 meters. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about one-third as long as The Kentucky Derby
In other words, 709.90 meters is 0.3528890 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 2.833750 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 2,011.680 meters. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
It's about three times as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge
In other words, 709.90 meters is 3.130 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 0.3190 times that amount.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 227 m above the surface of the San Francisco Bay. One of the key designers of the bridge, Charles Ellis, had no engineering degree when he began working on the project, but would later go on to write what became a standard textbook on structural engineering, and would ultimately be forced to complete his calculations on the bridge by working without pay for five months.
It's about three-tenths as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster)
In other words, 709.90 meters is 0.31650 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 3.160 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 2,243 m in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.
It's about three-tenths as long as The Belmont Stakes
In other words, 709.90 meters is 0.29407430 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 3.4005010 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 2,414.016 meters. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 75.59040 meters
It's about three-tenths as long as Steel Dragon 2000
In other words, 709.90 meters is 0.28640 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 3.4920 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 2,479 m in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 91.440 meters and 121.60 meters) in the world, having a height of 97 m.