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How long is 82 feet?

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It's about nine-tenths as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 82 feet is 0.91111 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 1.0976 times that amount.
(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
It's about one-and-one-fourth times as long as a Cricket pitch.
In other words, 82 feet is 1.24242 times the length of a Cricket pitch, and the length of a Cricket pitch is 0.804881 times that amount.
(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #7)
The length of a cricket pitch is 66 feet. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 2.3622 feet tall including the bails.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 82 feet is 1.3047 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.76646 times that amount.
(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 62.848 feet. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as tall as The Hollywood Sign.
In other words, the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.59 times 82 feet.
(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as long as a Semitrailer.
In other words, 82 feet is 1.708 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 0.5855 times that amount.
(a.k.a. semi-trailer truck, a.k.a. semi, a.k.a. tractor-trailer, a.k.a. truck and trailer, a.k.a. eighteen-wheeler, a.k.a. big rig, a.k.a. Mack truck, a.k.a. transport, a.k.a. lorry, a.k.a. artic; for box truck; United States Federal length limits)
According to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the maximum allowable length of a semitrailer pulled by a road tractor truck is 48 feet (unless superseded by state law). These regulations also allow the vehicles to tow up to 36,000 kg in gross weight.
It's about half as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, 82 feet is 0.533 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 1.88 times that amount.
(Chicago, Illinois)
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as tall as a Brachiosaurus.
In other words, the height of a Brachiosaurus is 0.53 times 82 feet.
(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)