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How long is 838 centimeters?

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It's about as tall as a Giraffe.
It's about as long as a London bus.
(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 838 centimeters in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about three-fourths as tall as a Telephone Pole.
In other words, the height of a Telephone Pole is 1.3 times 838 centimeters.
(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
It's about two-thirds as tall as a Brachiosaurus.
In other words, the height of a Brachiosaurus is 1.6 times 838 centimeters.
(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
It's about three-fifths as long as a Semitrailer.
In other words, 838 centimeters is 0.5728 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 1.746 times that amount.
It's about three-fifths as tall as The Hollywood Sign.
In other words, 838 centimeters is 0.56 times the height of The Hollywood Sign, and the height of The Hollywood Sign is 1.8 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
It's about two times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen).
In other words, 838 centimeters is 2.054 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 0.4869 times that amount.
(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)