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How long is 16 yards?

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It's about one-tenth as long as a Football field
In other words, 16 yards is 0.1333330 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 7.500020 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.
It's about seven-and-a-half times as long as a Full Size Bed
In other words, 16 yards is 7.680 times the length of a Full Size Bed, and the length of a Full Size Bed is 0.13020 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 2.083 yards from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about seven-and-a-half times as long as a Twin Size bed
In other words, 16 yards is 7.680 times the length of a Twin Size bed, and the length of a Twin Size bed is 0.13020 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 2.083 yards from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about eight times as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side)
In other words, 16 yards is 8.170 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 0.1220 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 1.960 yards in total exterior height. When General Electric released its first widely-marketed refrigerator — the "Monitor Top" model — in 1927, it sold over one million units.
It's about eight-and-a-half times as tall as Napoleon
In other words, the height of Napoleon is 0.120 times 16 yards.
(a.k.a. Napoleon Bonaparte; a.k.a. Napoleon I, a.k.a. Napoleone di Buonaparte) (1759-1821) (French leader)
Despite his frequent characterizations as much shorter than average, Napoleon was a period-average height of approximately 1.90 yards. The mis-characterizations have been attributed to British propaganda and to the confusion between French and British units of measurements used at the time.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza
In other words, 16 yards is 0.110 times the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 9.10 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 140 yards. The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300.
It's about ten times as tall as Danny DeVito
In other words, the height of Danny DeVito is 0.10 times 16 yards.
(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
Danny DeVito, best known for his role as Louie De Palma in the 1978-83 television series Taxi, is 1.60 yards tall. After graduating from high school, DeVito became a licensed cosmetician and it was out of interest in cosmetology that he first enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and later began to study acting.