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It's about seven-and-a-half times as tall as Michael Jordan
In other words, 67 spans is 7.66 times the height of Michael Jordan, and the height of Michael Jordan is 0.131 times that amount.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 8.670 spans tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 0.8750 spans shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.
It's about eight times as long as a Full Size Bed
In other words, 67 spans is 8.0 times the length of a Full Size Bed, and the length of a Full Size Bed is 0.1244 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 8.3330 spans from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about eight times as long as a Twin Size bed
In other words, 67 spans is 8.0 times the length of a Twin Size bed, and the length of a Twin Size bed is 0.1244 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 8.3330 spans from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza
In other words, 67 spans is 0.12 times the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 8.3 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 570 spans. The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300.
It's about eight-and-a-half times as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side)
In other words, 67 spans is 8.56 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 0.117 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 7.830 spans in total exterior height. When General Electric released its first widely-marketed refrigerator — the "Monitor Top" model — in 1927, it sold over one million units.
It's about nine times as tall as Napoleon
In other words, 67 spans is 9 times the height of Napoleon, and the height of Napoleon is 0.11 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Napoleon Bonaparte; a.k.a. Napoleon I, a.k.a. Napoleone di Buonaparte) (1759-1821) (French leader)
Despite his frequent characterizations as much shorter than average, Napoleon was a period-average height of approximately 7.40 spans. The mis-characterizations have been attributed to British propaganda and to the confusion between French and British units of measurements used at the time.
It's about one-tenth as long as The Shambles
In other words, 67 spans is 0.1 times the length of The Shambles, and the length of The Shambles is 10 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Maze of Twisting, a.k.a. The Great Flesh Shambles) (York, England, United Kingdom) (approximate)
The Shambles, a historic shopping street in York, stretches about 660 spans. Several of the buildings along the street are over seven hundred years old.