It's about 500 times as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.0021 times 496 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 550 times as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.0018 times 496 paces.(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 1,000 times as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, 496 paces is 992 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.00101 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-one-thousandth as long as The Grand Canyon.
In other words, 496 paces is 0.000847 times the length of The Grand Canyon, and the length of The Grand Canyon is 1,180 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gran Cañón) (Arizona) (Colorado River miles measure)
The Grand Canyon has a total length of 585,000 paces along the course of the Colorado River at its bottom. Having opened in early 2007, the Grand Canyon Skywalk allows tourists to stand on a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway 1,440 paces above the floor of Granite Gorge.
It's about one-three-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Rhine.
In other words, 496 paces is 0.000286 times the length of The Rhine, and the length of The Rhine is 3,500 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 1,730,000 paces 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 one-six-thousandth as long as The Colorado River.
In other words, 496 paces is 0.000162 times the length of The Colorado River, and the length of The Colorado River is 6,170 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 3,060,000 paces in length. Along this length, the river descends from its source, approximately 3,610 paces above sea level in the Rocky Mountains, to its mouth in the Gulf of California.
It's about 7,000 times as tall as a Golf Tee.
In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 0.00014 times 496 paces.The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 0.071 paces tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."