Height of an Olympic hurdle

Height of an Olympic hurdle (1.067 m)



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Height of an Olympic hurdle (1.067 m)

  • is 1/1000 of Height of Table Moutain, Cape Town (1.085 km)...more
  • is 1/500 of Height of the `One World Trade Center` skyscraper in New York City (541 m)...more
  • is 1/200 of Height of the minaret of Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca (210 m)...more
  • is 1/100 of Height of the Victoria Falls (Mosi-oa-Tunya) between Zambia and Zimbabwe (108 m)...more
  • is 1/40 of Height of the Antares 230 launch rocket (42.5 m)...more
  • is 1/40 of Initial height of the world's first skyscraper ? the Home Insurance Building (42 m)...more
  • is 1/4 of Height of an African elephant (4.2 m)...more
  • is 2/5 of Height of an ostrich (2.7 m)...more
  • is about as big as Maximum length of a baseball bat (1.067 m)...more

If this was a standard unit ...

Is That A Big Number? - The Book

Yes, there's now a book based on these numbers. Oxford University Press: July 2018.

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