It's about 60 times as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 0.017 times 8 ropes.(1969-2018) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, was an LP with a height of 0.130 ropes. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about 60 times as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, 8 ropes is 62 times the length of a Man's Footstep, and the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.016 times that amount.(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 0.130 ropes, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.260 ropes. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about 75 times as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.014 times 8 ropes.(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 0.110 ropes, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.220 ropes. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-seventy-fifth as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In other words, the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 77 times 8 ropes.(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 640 ropes. Gene Autry, most famous as the singer of "Back in the Saddle Again" and as the writer and singer of "Here Comes Santa Claus," is the only entertainer to have a star in every category — film, television, recording, radio, and theater. One of Autry's stars is also one of only two stars which have been stolen from the Walk and never recovered.
It's about one-eighty-fifth as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
In other words, 8 ropes is 0.0121212 times the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 82.50010 times that amount.(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 660 ropes. While famous for its automotive racing, the first motorsport held at the track was a series of motorcycle races in August, 1909 — a little less than two years before the inaugural Indianapolis 500 race was run.
It's about one-eighty-fifth as long as Daytona International Speedway.
In other words, 8 ropes is 0.0121212 times the length of Daytona International Speedway, and the length of Daytona International Speedway is 82.50010 times that amount.(Daytona Beach, Florida) (tri-oval course)
The tri-oval course of the Daytona International Speedway, upon which the NASCAR Daytona 500 is run, is 660 ropes in length. Although the tri-oval design is said to allow for greater visibility during the race, the real reason for the then-unique design was that plot available for construction of the track was only 350 acres and could not accommodate a traditional oval layout of appropriate length.
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as a Puncak Jaya.
In other words, 8 ropes is 0.009985 times the height of a Puncak Jaya, and the height of a Puncak Jaya is 100.20 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mt. Carstensz, a.k.a. Carstensz Pyramid, a.k.a. Nemangkawi, a.k.a. Carstensz Toppen, a.k.a. Gunung Sukarno) (Papua province, Indonesia)
The highest point in Oceania (and therefore one of the seven summits) peak of Puncak Jaya is 801.20 ropes. Dutch explorer Jan Carstenszoon, the mountain's namesake, is said to have been ridiculed for claiming to have seen snow near the equator when he reported his discovery of the peak in 1623.