Length of a Penguin paperback book (181 mm)

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- Height of the Tres Hermanas waterall in Peru (914 m)...more would be 5000 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Height of the Space Needle in Seattle (184 m)...more would be 1000 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Height of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India (73 m)...more would be 400 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Length of the Great Sphinx of Giza (73 m)...more would be 400 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Overall length of an Airbus A380 (72.7 m)...more would be 400 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Length of the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch rocket (71 m)...more would be 400 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Length of a baseball pitch, pitcher to batter (18.44 m)...more would be 100 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Length of a ten pin bowling lane (18.29 m)...more would be 100 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Men's World Triple Jump record (18.29 m)...more would be 100 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Men's Olympic Triple Jump record (18.09 m)...more would be 100 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Length of a London Underground carriage (18 m)...more would be 100 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Height of the US Presidents' heads carved into Mount Rushmore (18 m)...more would be 100 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Men's World Long Jump Record (1991) (8.95 m)...more would be 50 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Men's Olympic Long Jump record (8.9 m)...more would be 50 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Width of a football goal (7.32 m)...more would be 40 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Length of a classic Ford Mustang (first generation) car (4.61 m)...more would be 25 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Length of a typical Great White Shark (4.6 m)...more would be 25 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Length overall of a `Finn` racing dinghy (4.5 m)...more would be 25 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Length of a standard full size snooker table (3.57 m)...more would be 20 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Width of a ice-hockey goal (1.8 m)...more would be 10 x Length of a Penguin paperback book
- Diameter of a regulation dartboard (451 mm)...more would be 2.5 x Length of a Penguin paperback book

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

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