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It's about one-forty-fifth as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 45.5 times 146.7 barleycorns.
(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 6,660 barleycorns tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.
It's about one-forty-fifth as tall as The Cinderella Castle.
In other words, the height of The Cinderella Castle is 46.3 times 146.7 barleycorns.
(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 6,800 barleycorns tall. The castle's architecture uses the optical trick known as "forced perspective" — the castle gets smaller near the top — to appear larger than it truly is.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as long as The Wingspan of a 747.
In other words, the length of The Wingspan of a 747 is 55.2 times 146.7 barleycorns.
(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 747-8 series)
The wingspan of a Boeing 747-8 is 8,090 barleycorns. Fully loaded, the 747 can travel 979,000,000 barleycorns before refueling.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree).
In other words, the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 63 times 146.7 barleycorns.
(a.k.a. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a.k.a. Sierra redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia)
Giant Sequoias of the Giant Sequoia National Monument located in Sierra Nevada, near Visalia, California can grow to heights of 9,000 barleycorns. The wood from the Giant Sequoias is often brittle and prone to shattering when such trees are felled, and as a result the trees logged in the late nineteenth century were often usable only as shingles or matchsticks.
It's about one-seventy-fifth as tall as The Statue of Liberty.
In other words, 146.7 barleycorns is 0.01336 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 74.85 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "Liberty Enlightening the World," a.k.a. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde) (Liberty Island, New York City, New York) (pedestal base to torch peak)
The Statue of Liberty reaches 10,980 barleycorns including the pedestal. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about one-seventy-fifth as tall as Big Ben.
In other words, the height of Big Ben is 77 times 146.7 barleycorns.
(officially the clock tower of Palace of Westminster, a.k.a. Houses of Parliament) (London, England)
The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the bell known as "Big Ben," rises 11,000 barleycorns. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.
It's about one-eighty-fifth as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch.
In other words, the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 84.7 times 146.7 barleycorns.
(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 12,400 barleycorns (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 12,400 barleycorns, 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