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It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha
In other words, 855 spans is 1.28 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.781 times that amount.
(a.k.a. 中原大佛, a.k.a. 鲁山大佛, a.k.a. 魯山大佛) (Fodushan Scenic Area, Lushan County, Henan, China) (including base)
The tallest statue in the world, the Spring Temple Buddha in Henan, China stands at 669 spans tall from its base. The Buddha is located in the 47,300,000-sq. m (11,700-acre) Fodushan Scenic Area near Mount Yao
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as long as The Shambles
In other words, 855 spans is 1.3 times the length of The Shambles, and the length of The Shambles is 0.77 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.
It's about one-and-a-half times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza
In other words, 855 spans is 1.5 times the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.67 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 two-thirds as long as The QE2
In other words, 855 spans is 0.665 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 1.5 times that amount.
(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
The QE2 has a total length of 1,290 spans. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 42,000,000,000 spans, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about three-fifths as tall as The Eiffel Tower
In other words, 855 spans is 0.603 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 1.66 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 1,420 spans 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 162 spans or less.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as long as a Football field
In other words, 855 spans is 1.78125 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.561404 times that amount.
(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 480 spans from end to end. Because each team's goalpost is located at the far end of the scoring area (end zone), a ball on a scoring play may need to travel as many as 40 spans farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch
In other words, 855 spans is 1.86 times the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch, and the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 0.538 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Football Field, a.k.a. Soccer Field) (field length, a.k.a. touchline distance)
According to the Laws of the Game, a football pitch should measure between 459 spans (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 460 spans, and later converted to the metric units used today). The goal markess were defined as part of the pitch by the original rules of the game in the late 16th century, but it was not until the mid 19th century that the crossbar and the net were added