It's about four-and-a-half times as long as a Football field.
In other words, 265.81 fathoms is 4.43017 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.225725 times that amount.(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 60 fathoms 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 5 fathoms farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.
It's about one-fifth as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 265.81 fathoms is 0.2167 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 4.615 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 1,226 fathoms in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.
It's about four-and-a-half times as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch.
In other words, 265.81 fathoms is 4.63 times the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch, and the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 0.216 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 57.4 fathoms (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 57.5 fathoms, 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-fifth as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 265.81 fathoms is 0.2013712 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 4.965953 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 1,320 fathoms. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 41.33333 fathoms
It's about one-fifth as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 5 times 265.81 fathoms.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 2,000 fathoms. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about one-fifth as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 265.81 fathoms is 0.1961 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 5.099 times that amount.(a.k.a. スチールドラゴン2000) (Nagashima Span Land; Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan)
The roller coaster Steel Dragon 2000 is 1,356 fathoms in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 50 fathoms and 66.5 fathoms) in the world, having a height of 53.04 fathoms.
It's about five times as tall as Big Ben.
In other words, 265.81 fathoms is 5.1 times the height of Big Ben, and the height of Big Ben is 0.2 times that amount.(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 52 fathoms. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.