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How long is 115 yards?

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It's about five times as long as a Cricket Pitch.
In other words, 115 yards is 5.227270 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.1913040 times that amount.
(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 22 yards. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.7874020 yards tall including the bails.
It's about one-fifth as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 115 yards is 0.190040 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 5.26210 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 605.130 yards tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, 115 yards is 0.190 times the height of The Ostankino Tower, and the height of The Ostankino Tower is 5.30 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 590 yards to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 550 yards.
It's about five-and-a-half times as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 115 yards is 5.48950 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.182170 times that amount.
(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 20.9490 yards. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about one-fifth as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, 115 yards is 0.170 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 5.90 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 670 yards to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about seven times as tall as The Hollywood Sign.
In other words, the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.140 times 115 yards.
(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 16 yards tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.
It's about seven times as long as a Semitrailer.
In other words, 115 yards is 7.1880 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 0.13910 times that amount.
(a.k.a. semi-trailer truck, a.k.a. semi, a.k.a. tractor-trailer, a.k.a. truck and trailer, a.k.a. eighteen-wheeler, a.k.a. big rig, a.k.a. Mack truck, a.k.a. transport, a.k.a. lorry, a.k.a. artic; for box truck; United States Federal length limits)
According to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the maximum allowable length of a semitrailer pulled by a road tractor truck is 16 yards (unless superseded by state law). These regulations also allow the vehicles to tow up to 36,000 kg in gross weight.