It's about three-fifths as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 650 yards is 0.6070 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 1.650 times that amount.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 1,070 yards. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 650 yards is 1.830 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.5460 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 354 yards tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 40.50 yards or less.
It's about two times as long as The QE2.
In other words, 650 yards is 2.02 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 0.4950 times that amount.(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2) The QE2 has a total length of 322 yards. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 10,500,000,000 yards, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 650 yards is 2.620 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 0.3820 times that amount.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 248 yards 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 Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 650 yards is 0.31100480 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 3.2153840 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 2,090 yards. 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 three times as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 650 yards is 3.230 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 0.310 times that amount.(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 201 yards 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 three-tenths as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 650 yards is 0.2954550 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 3.384610 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 2,200 yards. 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