It's about one-three-hundredth as wide as The English Channel
In other words, 842.90 cubits is 0.004 times the width of The English Channel, and the width of The English Channel is 278 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 234,000 cubits, 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 300 times as tall as Gary Coleman
In other words, 842.90 cubits is 280 times the height of Gary Coleman, and the height of Gary Coleman is 0.004 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gary Wayne Coleman) (1978-2009) (actor)
Gary Coleman, most famous for his role as Arnold Jackson on the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes was 3.10 cubits tall. His small stature was a result of a congenital kidney disease. Coleman worked as a security guard since following his career as an actor.
It's about 300 times as tall as Matt Roloff
In other words, 842.90 cubits is 300 times the height of Matt Roloff, and the height of Matt Roloff is 0.003 times that amount.(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
Matt Roloff, most famous for his role on the reality television show Little People, Big World, is an LP with a height of 2.80 cubits. In 1985, Roloff stared as an Ewok — one of the small, woodland creatures from the Star Wars franchise — in the movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
It's about one-three-hundredth as long as The 405
In other words, 842.90 cubits is 0.003307 times the length of The 405, and the length of The 405 is 302.41 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 254,900 cubits. The 405 is the most heavily-trafficed freeway in the United States, with an average speed as low as 8 kph during rush hours.
It's about one-three-hundredth as long as Hadrian's Wall
In other words, 842.90 cubits is 0.003 times the length of Hadrian's Wall, and the length of Hadrian's Wall is 310 times that amount.(a.k.a. Roman Wall, a.k.a. The Wall, a.k.a. Vallo di Adriano, a.k.a. Vallum Aelium, a.k.a. Severus' Wall) (from North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom to Cumbria, North West England, United Kingdom)
Hadrian's Wall, which crossed England form the North Sea to the Irish Sea during the time of Roman rule, measures 260,000 cubits (about 79 Roman miles). Roman soldiers — at one time up to 10,000 of them — only occupied Great Britain for about 246 years after the wall was built, after which time the local Brits began to take residence the wall's garrisons.
It's about 300 times as tall as Hervé Villechaize
In other words, 842.90 cubits is 320 times the height of Hervé Villechaize, and the height of Hervé Villechaize is 0.003 times that amount.(a.k.a. Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize) (1943-1993) (actor)
Hervé Villechaize, most famous for his role as Tattoo on the 1978-84 television series Fantasy Island, was an LP with a height of 2.60 cubits. Villechaize's form of dwarfism, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia-brachydactyly and distinctive speech (SED-BDS), is also known as "Tattoo dysplasia" or "Fantasy Island syndrome."
It's about 350 times as tall as Kenny Baker
In other words, 842.90 cubits is 350 times the height of Kenny Baker, and the height of Kenny Baker is 0.003 times that amount.(a.k.a. Kenneth George Baker) (1934-) (actor)
Kenny Baker, most famous for his role as R2-D2 in the Star Wars film franchise, is an LP with a height of 2.40 cubits. Baker and his wife, Eileen, both made brief appearances as the small, woodland creatures known as Ewoks in the 1984 Star Wars movie, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (a.k.a. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi).