It's about 6,000 times as long as a Man's Footstep
In other words, 2,870 smoots is 6,200 times the length of a Man's Footstep, and the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.00016 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 0.460 smoots, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.920 smoots. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about 7,500 times as long as a Woman's Footstep
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.00014 times 2,870 smoots.(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 0.390 smoots, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.780 smoots. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-eight-thousandth as long as The Circumfrence of Earth
In other words, 2,870 smoots is 0.00012187559 times the length of The Circumfrence of Earth, and the length of The Circumfrence of Earth is 8,205.0885 times that amount.(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has an Equatorial circumference of approximately 23,548,604 smoots. The first airplane trip around the circumference of the Earth (with a few stops along the way), was completed in 1924 by the United States Army Air Service, and took 175 days.
It's about 15,000 times as tall as a Bowling Pin
In other words, 2,870 smoots is 12,800 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.00007810 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.000466 smoots of 0.2240 smoots in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about one-eighty-thousandth as long as The Distance from Earth to the Moon
In other words, 2,870 smoots is 0.000012704740 times the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon, and the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon is 78,710.780 times that amount.(a.k.a. Luna) (median of semi-major axis, or apigee, and semi-minor axes, or perigee)
The orbit of the Moon around the Earth is elliptical, with an average distance of 225,899,900 smoots from center-to-center. About 428.376 kg of moon rock have been cataloged on the Earth, from the American Apollo and Soviet Luna Programs, and from samples that have been extracted from meteorites.
It's about 90,000 times as tall as a Golf Tee
In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 0.0000110 times 2,870 smoots.The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 0.032 smoots tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."
It's about 350,000 times as long as an Aspirin
In other words, the length of an Aspirin is 0.00000290 times 2,870 smoots.(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 0.0082 smoots in diameter. One of the most common medicines in the world and a foundation of worldwide health systems, an estimated 40,000 metric tons of aspirin are consumed each year.