It's about one-tenth as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 10 times 496 paces.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 4,000 paces. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about one-tenth as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In other words, the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 10 times 496 paces.(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 5,100 paces. Gene Autry, most famous as the singer of "Back in the Saddle Again" and as the writer and singer of "Here Comes Santa Claus," is the only entertainer to have a star in every category — film, television, recording, radio, and theater. One of Autry's stars is also one of only two stars which have been stolen from the Walk and never recovered.
It's about one-tenth as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
In other words, 496 paces is 0.0939394 times the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 10.6452 times that amount.(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 5,280 paces. While famous for its automotive racing, the first motorsport held at the track was a series of motorcycle races in August, 1909 — a little less than two years before the inaugural Indianapolis 500 race was run.
It's about one-tenth as long as Daytona International Speedway.
In other words, 496 paces is 0.0939394 times the length of Daytona International Speedway, and the length of Daytona International Speedway is 10.6452 times that amount.(Daytona Beach, Florida) (tri-oval course)
The tri-oval course of the Daytona International Speedway, upon which the NASCAR Daytona 500 is run, is 5,280 paces in length. Although the tri-oval design is said to allow for greater visibility during the race, the real reason for the then-unique design was that plot available for construction of the track was only 350 acres and could not accommodate a traditional oval layout of appropriate length.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as a Puncak Jaya.
In other words, 496 paces is 0.07739 times the height of a Puncak Jaya, and the height of a Puncak Jaya is 12.92 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mt. Carstensz, a.k.a. Carstensz Pyramid, a.k.a. Nemangkawi, a.k.a. Carstensz Toppen, a.k.a. Gunung Sukarno) (Papua province, Indonesia)
The highest point in Oceania (and therefore one of the seven summits) peak of Puncak Jaya is 6,409 paces. Dutch explorer Jan Carstenszoon, the mountain's namesake, is said to have been ridiculed for claiming to have seen snow near the equator when he reported his discovery of the peak in 1623.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as a Vinson Massif.
In other words, 496 paces is 0.07726 times the height of a Vinson Massif, and the height of a Vinson Massif is 12.94 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)
Mount Vinson, the highest peak of the Vinson Massif mountain, reaches 6,420 paces at its peak. The mountain is named after Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson who emphatically promoted Antarctic exploration in the 1930s.
It's about fourteen times as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 496 paces is 13.778 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.072579 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 36 paces. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.