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It's about one-fifty-fifth as deep as The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench)
In other words, 855 spans is 0.01793 times the depth of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench), and the depth of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench) is 55.779 times that amount.
(near Marianas Islands, a.k.a. Ladrones Islands, northwestern Pacific Ocean) (depth below sea level)
The Challenger Deep, at the southern end of the Marianas Trench, reaches a depth of 47,690 spans below sea level. The first manned expedition to the bottom of Challenger Deep took 4 hours and 48 minutes in 1960. This was the only manned descent to the floor of the Trench until 2012, when director James Cameron made the trip; several other descents have been made since then.
It's about 85 times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
In other words, 855 spans is 85 times the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial), and the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.01 times that amount.
(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 10 spans. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.

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It's about 90 times as tall as André the Giant
In other words, 855 spans is 89 times the height of André the Giant, and the height of André the Giant is 0.01 times that amount.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 9.60 spans tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 9.20 spans and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about 90 times as tall as Shaq
In other words, 855 spans is 89 times the height of Shaq, and the height of Shaq is 0.01 times that amount.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 9.60 spans tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about 95 times as long as a Queen Size Bed
In other words, 855 spans is 96.19 times the length of a Queen Size Bed, and the length of a Queen Size Bed is 0.010 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 8.8890 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 95 times as long as a King Size Bed
In other words, 855 spans is 96.19 times the length of a King Size Bed, and the length of a King Size Bed is 0.010 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 8.8890 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 100 times as tall as Michael Jordan
In other words, 855 spans is 97.7 times the height of Michael Jordan, and the height of Michael Jordan is 0.010 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.