It's about 150 times as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.0077 times 161 paces.(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 1.20 paces. Thumb stopped growing at 0.840 paces when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about 150 times as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 0.0067 times 161 paces.(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 1.10 paces. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about 150 times as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.0063 times 161 paces.(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 1 paces, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 2.10 paces. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about 200 times as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, 161 paces is 190 times the length of a Woman's Footstep, and the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.0053 times that amount.(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 0.870 paces, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 1.70 paces. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-two-hundredth as tall as Olympus Mons.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.0045 times the height of Olympus Mons, and the height of Olympus Mons is 220 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Olympus) (Mars)
The tallest mountain in the solar system, Olympus Mons rises to approximately 35,000 paces. The mountain has been known to astronomers since the nineteenth century because it is tall enough to rise above Mars' frequent dust storms.
It's about 300 times as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, 161 paces is 322 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.00311 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.00104 paces of 0.50 paces 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-seven-hundredth as long as The Panama Canal.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.0014 times the length of The Panama Canal, and the length of The Panama Canal is 710 times that amount.(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 120,000 paces in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 34 paces above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.