Typical height of a giraffe

Typical height of a giraffe (5 m)



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Typical height of a giraffe (5 m)

  • is 1/250 of Height of the vertical drop of cliff on Mount Thor, Canada (1.25 km)...more
  • is 1/25 of Height of the spire of Salisbury cathedral (123 m)...more
  • is 1/4 of Height of the Great Sphinx of Giza (20.21 m)...more
  • is 1/2 of Height of a high-diving platform (10 m)...more
  • is about as big as Women's Olympic Pole Vault record (5.05 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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