It's about eight times as long as a Football field.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 7.88333 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.12685 times that amount.(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 60 fathoms from end to end. Because each team's goalpost is located at the far end of the scoring area (end zone), a ball on a scoring play may need to travel as many as 5 fathoms farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Aconcagua.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 0.12425 times the height of Aconcagua, and the height of Aconcagua is 8.0483 times that amount.(a.k.a. Cerro Aconcagua) (Mendoza, Argentina)
Aconcagua measures 3,806.8 fathoms height at its peak. Although there is no definitive evidence that members of the indigenous Inca civilization ever reached the peak the mountain, numerous archeological sites have been found on the slopes of the mountain, including a naturally-embalmed Incan mummy was discovered on a 2,843.4 fathoms high ridge.
It's about eight times as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 8.24 times the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch, and the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 0.121 times that amount.(a.k.a. Football Field, a.k.a. Soccer Field) (field length, a.k.a. touchline distance)
According to the Laws of the Game, a football pitch should measure between 57.4 fathoms (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 57.5 fathoms, and later converted to the metric units used today). The goal markess were defined as part of the pitch by the original rules of the game in the late 16th century, but it was not until the mid 19th century that the crossbar and the net were added
It's about nine times as tall as Big Ben.
In other words, the height of Big Ben is 0.11 times 473 fathoms.(officially the clock tower of Palace of Westminster, a.k.a. Houses of Parliament) (London, England)
The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the bell known as "Big Ben," rises 52 fathoms. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.
It's about nine-and-a-half times as tall as The Statue of Liberty.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 9.302 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 0.1075 times that amount.(a.k.a. "Liberty Enlightening the World," a.k.a. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde) (Liberty Island, New York City, New York) (pedestal base to torch peak)
The Statue of Liberty reaches 50.85 fathoms including the pedestal. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Mount Everest.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 0.0977 times the height of Mount Everest, and the height of Mount Everest is 10.2 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Chomolungma, a.k.a. सगरमाथा, a.k.a. Chajamlungma, a.k.a. ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ, a.k.a. 珠穆朗玛峰, a.k.a. Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng) (Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal and Tibet, China) (to summit, excluding snow depth)
Mount Everest is 4,840 fathoms above sea level at its summit. The plate tectonics of the Indian subcontinent continuously alter the mountain's peak — raising it by 0.00219 fathoms and shifting it to the northeast by 0.00246 fathoms each year.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Mauna Loa.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 0.09435 times the height of a Mauna Loa, and the height of a Mauna Loa is 10.6 times that amount.(Hawaii) (Hawaiian island volcano) (total height from seafloor)
Mauna Loa, one of the five volcanoes which forms the island of Hawaii and the tallest mountain in total height in the world, rises to 5,031 fathoms above the seafloor. The peak of Loa is home to the approximately 6,000 sq. m (0.6 ha) Lake Waiau, one of the highest altitude lakes in the United States outside of Colorado.