Height of a football goal

Height of a football goal (2.44 m)



Neat Ratios ...

Height of a football goal (2.44 m)

  • is 1/2000 of Highest altitude reached by a single kite (4.88 km)...more
  • is 1/400 of Height of the Angel Falls (Venuzeula) (979 m)...more
  • is 1/50 of Height of the spire of Salisbury cathedral (123 m)...more
  • is 1/40 of Height of the Elizabeth Tower (home to Big Ben) in London (96 m)...more
  • is 2/5 of World Pole Vault Record (2014) (6.16 m)...more
  • is about as big as World High Jump Record (1993) (2.45 m)...more
  • is 2 x Height of a ice-hockey goal (1.2 m)...more

If this was a standard unit ...

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