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.
It's about four times as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 709.90 meters is 3.860 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 0.2590 times that amount.(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 184 m tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured balance, the restaurant near the top of the space needle requires just a 1.5 hp motor to rotate at speeds of about 0.053 kph (0.033 mph).
It's about four times as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral.
In other words, 709.90 meters is 4.08 times the height of St. Paul's Cathedral, and the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 0.2450 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom)
St. Paul's Cathedral measures 174 m to its peak. The southwest tower of the Cathedral contains the bell known as "Great Paul," which is the largest bell in Great Britain at 15,000 kg (16.5 tons), outweighing the more iconic Big Ben bell by about 3,000 kg (3 tons).
It's about four times as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 709.90 meters is 4.19340 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 0.238470 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 169.29 m 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.
It's about four-and-a-half times as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 0.2330 times 709.90 meters.(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 165 m. 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 four-and-a-half times as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 709.90 meters is 4.380 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 0.2280 times that amount.(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 162 m 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.