It's about 1,000 times as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 1,100 times the length of a Man's Footstep, and the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.00091 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 0.430 fathoms, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.860 fathoms. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about 1,000 times as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 1,100 times the height of Verne Troyer, and the height of Verne Troyer is 0.00091 times that amount.(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 0.440 fathoms. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about 1,500 times as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.00077 times 473 fathoms.(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 0.360 fathoms, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.720 fathoms. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Rhine.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 0.000655 times the length of The Rhine, and the length of The Rhine is 1,530 times that amount.(a.k.a. Rhein, a.k.a. Rijn, a.k.a. Rhin, a.k.a. Rain, a.k.a. Reno, a.k.a. Rhenus, a.k.a. Ryn) (from near Reichenau, Switzerland through Hoek van Holland, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
The Rhine river runs 722,000 fathoms in total length. The World War II Battle of Arnhem, as memorialized in the 1974 book and 1977 movie A Bridge Too Far, was the first of several attempts to capture key bridges across the Rhine, beginning with the Arnhem Bridge in the Netherlands.
It's about 2,500 times as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 2,270 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.000441 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.000434 fathoms of 0.2080 fathoms 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-two-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Colorado River.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 0.000371 times the length of The Colorado River, and the length of The Colorado River is 2,700 times that amount.(a.k.a. Aha Kwahwat, a.k.a. Grand River, a.k.a. Tizon River, a.k.a. Tecon River, a.k.a. Tison River) (from Grand Lake, Colorado through the Gulf of California)
The Colorado River runs 1,270,000 fathoms in length. Along this length, the river descends from its source, approximately 1,500 fathoms above sea level in the Rocky Mountains, to its mouth in the Gulf of California.
It's about one-three-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Danube.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 0.000304 times the length of The Danube, and the length of The Danube is 3,290 times that amount.(a.k.a. Donau, a.k.a. Dunaj, a.k.a. Dunav, a.k.a. Duna, a.k.a. Дунав (Dunav), a.k.a. Dunărea, a.k.a. Дунáй (Dunay), a.k.a. Tuna) (from Breg Martinskapelle, Black Forest, Germany through the Danube Delta, Romania)
The Danube river runs 1,560,000 fathoms in total length. Intersecting Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; and Belgrade, Serbia, the Danube touches more capital cities than any other river.