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It's about 200 times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial).
In other words, 265.81 fathoms is 210 times the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial), and the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.0048 times that amount.
(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 1.3 fathoms. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.

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It's about 200 times as tall as André the Giant.
In other words, 265.81 fathoms is 220 times the height of André the Giant, and the height of André the Giant is 0.0045 times that amount.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 1.2 fathoms tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 1.1 fathoms and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about 200 times as tall as Shaq.
In other words, 265.81 fathoms is 220 times the height of Shaq, and the height of Shaq is 0.0045 times that amount.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 1.2 fathoms tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about one-two-hundredth as long as The English Channel.
In other words, 265.81 fathoms is 0.00454 times the length of The English Channel, and the length of The English Channel is 220 times that amount.
(average width between Isle of Ushant and The Walde Lighthouse) (La Manche, Ärmelkanal, Mor Breizh, Mor Bretannek) (a.k.a. The Channel)
The English Channel measures between 58,500 fathoms, narrowing as it flows northeast. The world speed record for a Channel crossing by swimmer was set by Australian Trent Grimsey in 2012, with a time of 6 hours, 55 minutes.
It's about 250 times as long as a Queen Size Bed.
In other words, 265.81 fathoms is 239.2 times the length of a Queen Size Bed, and the length of a Queen Size Bed is 0.004181 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 1.111 fathoms 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 250 times as long as a King Size Bed.
In other words, 265.81 fathoms is 239.2 times the length of a King Size Bed, and the length of a King Size Bed is 0.004181 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 1.111 fathoms 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 one-two-hundred-fiftieth as long as The 405.
In other words, 265.81 fathoms is 0.0041712 times the length of The 405, and the length of The 405 is 239.74 times that amount.
(a.k.a. I-405, Interstate 405, San DIego Freeway) (Southern California)
Running from Irvine to San Fernando, The 405 runs a total of 63,725 fathoms. The 405 is the most heavily-trafficed freeway in the United States, with an average speed as low as 8 kph during rush hours.