It's about one-fifteenth as tall as a Kilimanjaro.
In other words, 494.20 yards is 0.0767124 times the height of a Kilimanjaro, and the height of a Kilimanjaro is 13.0357 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Kilimanjaro) (Tanzania) (to Uhuru peak; 2008 gravimeter measurement)
Kilimanjaro rises to 6,442.250 yards at its peak. An isolated peak with no surrounding mountain range, Kilimanjaro is considered the world's tallest freestanding mountain.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as Mount Logan.
In other words, 494.20 yards is 0.07583 times the height of Mount Logan, and the height of Mount Logan is 13.190 times that amount.(Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon, Canada) (elevation)
The highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan has a total height of 6,518 yards. The high altitude and northern latitude of the mountain resulted in one-time temperature of -77.5 °C — the lowest temperature ever recorded outside of Antarctica.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as Denali.
In other words, 494.20 yards is 0.07297 times the height of Denali, and the height of Denali is 13.70 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount McKinley, a.k.a. Doleika, a.k.a. Traleika, a.k.a. "The Great One") (Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska) (South peak)
The highest mountain peak in North America, Denali's South Peak measures 6,773 yards above sea level at its peak. The impetus for the name Mount McKinley was US president William McKinley of Ohio, and disputes over the which of the mountain's names should be officially recognized regularly occur between Ohio Congressmen and Alaska politicians.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The Las Vegas Strip.
In other words, the length of The Las Vegas Strip is 15 times 494.20 yards.(Las Vegas Boulevard S and W from Russel Rd to Sahara Ave)(Paradise, Nevada through Winchester, Nevada).
Although technically located beyond the city limits of Las Vegas (along with the well-known "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign), the stretch of road known as the "Las Vegas Strip" runs 7,400 yards along Las Vegas Boulevard South and West from Russel Road at the south end to Sahara Avenue at the north end. The casinos and hotels on the Strip display an estimated total of 26,000,000 yards of neon light tubing.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as Aconcagua.
In other words, 494.20 yards is 0.06491 times the height of Aconcagua, and the height of Aconcagua is 15.4060 times that amount.(a.k.a. Cerro Aconcagua) (Mendoza, Argentina)
Aconcagua measures 7,613.60 yards height at its peak. Although there is no definitive evidence that members of the indigenous Inca civilization ever reached the peak the mountain, numerous archeological sites have been found on the slopes of the mountain, including a naturally-embalmed Incan mummy was discovered on a 5,686.80 yards high ridge.
It's about sixteen-and-a-half times as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 494.20 yards is 16.4730 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.060705 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 30 yards. 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.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as Mount Everest.
In other words, 494.20 yards is 0.0511 times the height of Mount Everest, and the height of Mount Everest is 19.60 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Chomolungma, a.k.a. सगरमाथा, a.k.a. Chajamlungma, a.k.a. ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ, a.k.a. 珠穆朗玛峰, a.k.a. Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng) (Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal and Tibet, China) (to summit, excluding snow depth)
Mount Everest is 9,680 yards above sea level at its summit. The plate tectonics of the Indian subcontinent continuously alter the mountain's peak — raising it by 0.00437 yards and shifting it to the northeast by 0.00492 yards each year.