It's about one-and-four-fifths times as long as a London bus
In other words, 67 spans is 1.83 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.546 times that amount.
(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 36.70 spans 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 two-and-a-half times as tall as a Giraffe
It's about one-third as long as Ha'Penny Bridge
In other words, 67 spans is 0.357 times the length of Ha'Penny Bridge, and the length of Ha'Penny Bridge is 2.8 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Droichead na Leathphingine, a.k.a. Liffey Bridge, a.k.a. Droichead na Life, f.k.a. Wellington Bridge) (Quay of Bachelors Walk, Temple Bar Neighborhood, Dublin, Ireland)The Ha'Penny Bridge, crossing the River Liffey in Dublin, measures 188 spans in total length. Over 30,000 pedestrians cross the breach each day.
It's about one-third as tall as The Chicago Water Tower
In other words, 67 spans is 0.327 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 3.1 times that amount.
(Chicago, Illinois)The Chicago Water Tower is 205 spans tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about three-tenths as tall as The Arc de Triomphe
In other words, 67 spans is 0.31 times the height of The Arc de Triomphe, and the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 3.2 times that amount.
(Paris, France)The Arc de Triomphe stands 210 spans tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about three-tenths as tall as Nelson's Column
In other words, 67 spans is 0.2966 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 3.372 times that amount.
(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)Nelson's Column measures 225.90 spans from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.
It's about three-tenths as tall as The Mahabodhi Temple
In other words, 67 spans is 0.28 times the height of The Mahabodhi Temple, and the height of The Mahabodhi Temple is 3.6 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Great AwakeningÂ Temple, a.k.a. Maha Bodhi Temple, a.k.a. Temple of Bodh Gaya, a.k.a. Mahabodhi Mahavihar) (Bodh Gaya, Gaya District, Bihar, India)The tower of the Mahabodhi Temple measures 240 spans in total height. The site has been of sacred interest for more than 2,000 years, with the current Temple dating back at least 1,400 years. |