It's about one-forty-fifth as tall as The Cinderella Castle
In other words, the height of The Cinderella Castle is 45 times 1.40 yards.(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 63 yards tall. The castle's architecture uses the optical trick known as "forced perspective" — the castle gets smaller near the top — to appear larger than it truly is.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as long as The Wingspan of a 747
It's about one-sixtieth as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree)
In other words, the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 59 times 1.40 yards.(a.k.a. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a.k.a. Sierra redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia)
Giant Sequoias of the Giant Sequoia National Monument located in Sierra Nevada, near Visalia, California can grow to heights of 83 yards. The wood from the Giant Sequoias is often brittle and prone to shattering when such trees are felled, and as a result the trees logged in the late nineteenth century were often usable only as shingles or matchsticks.
It's about one-seventy-fifth as tall as The Statue of Liberty
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.01377 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 72.620 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 101.70 yards 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-seventy-fifth as tall as Big Ben
In other words, the height of Big Ben is 77 times 1.40 yards.(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 100 yards. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.
It's about one-eightieth as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.0122 times the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch, and the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 82 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 115 yards (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 100 yards and 130 yards, 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 one-eighty-fifth as long as a Football field
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.0116667 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 85.7140 times that amount.(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 120 yards 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 10 yards farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.