It's about one-fifth as long as The QE2
In other words, 641.10 hands is 0.222 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 4.5 times that amount.(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
The QE2 has a total length of 2,890 hands. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 94,500,000,000 hands, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Eiffel Tower
In other words, 641.10 hands is 0.201 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 4.98 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 3,190 hands tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 364 hands or less.
It's about five times as tall as a Brachiosaurus
In other words, 641.10 hands is 5 times the height of a Brachiosaurus, and the height of a Brachiosaurus is 0.2 times that amount.(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 130 hands. 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-fifth as tall as The Empire State Building
In other words, 641.10 hands is 0.17096 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 5.8493 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 3,750.10 hands to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102
It's about six times as tall as a Telephone Pole
In other words, 641.10 hands is 5.9 times the height of a Telephone Pole, and the height of a Telephone Pole is 0.17 times that amount.(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 110 hands 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-tenth as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 641.10 hands is 0.1441 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 6.94 times that amount.(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 4,448 hands to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 1,132 hands deep.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 641.10 hands is 0.132 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 7.58 times that amount.(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 4,840 hands tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100