It's about one-tenth as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen).
In other words, 579 milimeters is 0.14190 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 7.047 times that amount.(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 4,079 milimeters. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Giraffe.
It's about eleven times as tall as a Golf Tee.
In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 0.091 times 579 milimeters.The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 54 milimeters tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."
It's about one-fifteenth as long as a London bus.
In other words, the length of a London bus is 14.50 times 579 milimeters.(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 8,380 milimeters in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as a Telephone Pole.
In other words, the height of a Telephone Pole is 19 times 579 milimeters.(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 11,000 milimeters tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as a Brachiosaurus.
In other words, the height of a Brachiosaurus is 22 times 579 milimeters.(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
Dinosaurs in the genus Brachiosaurus had an estimated height (at the head with neck fully extended) of up to 13,000 milimeters. A resin cast of the first Brachiosaurus specimen, owned by the Field Museum in Chicago, is currently on display at the O'Hare International Airport.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as long as a Semitrailer.
In other words, 579 milimeters is 0.03958 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 25.270 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 14,630 milimeters (unless superseded by state law). These regulations also allow the vehicles to tow up to 36,000 kg in gross weight.