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It's about one-fifteenth as long as The National Mall
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 20 times 629.980 feet.
(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 10,000 feet. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about seventeen times as tall as a Telephone Pole
In other words, the height of a Telephone Pole is 0.059 times 629.980 feet.
(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)
A standard telephone pole is 36 feet tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.
It's about one-twentieth as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame
In other words, the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 20 times 629.980 feet.
(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 13,000 feet. Gene Autry, most famous as the singer of "Back in the Saddle Again" and as the writer and singer of "Here Comes Santa Claus," is the only entertainer to have a star in every category — film, television, recording, radio, and theater. One of Autry's stars is also one of only two stars which have been stolen from the Walk and never recovered.
It's about one-twentieth as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway
In other words, 629.980 feet is 0.0477258 times the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 20.9530 times that amount.
(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 13,200 feet. While famous for its automotive racing, the first motorsport held at the track was a series of motorcycle races in August, 1909 — a little less than two years before the inaugural Indianapolis 500 race was run.
It's about one-twentieth as long as Daytona International Speedway
In other words, 629.980 feet is 0.0477258 times the length of Daytona International Speedway, and the length of Daytona International Speedway is 20.9530 times that amount.
(Daytona Beach, Florida) (tri-oval course)
The tri-oval course of the Daytona International Speedway, upon which the NASCAR Daytona 500 is run, is 13,200 feet in length. Although the tri-oval design is said to allow for greater visibility during the race, the real reason for the then-unique design was that plot available for construction of the track was only 350 acres and could not accommodate a traditional oval layout of appropriate length.
It's about twenty times as long as a London bus
In other words, 629.980 feet is 22.90 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.0437 times that amount.
(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 27.50 feet 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 one-twenty-fifth as tall as a Puncak Jaya
In other words, 629.980 feet is 0.03932 times the height of a Puncak Jaya, and the height of a Puncak Jaya is 25.430 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Mt. Carstensz, a.k.a. Carstensz Pyramid, a.k.a. Nemangkawi, a.k.a. Carstensz Toppen, a.k.a. Gunung Sukarno) (Papua province, Indonesia)
The highest point in Oceania (and therefore one of the seven summits) peak of Puncak Jaya is 16,020 feet. Dutch explorer Jan Carstenszoon, the mountain's namesake, is said to have been ridiculed for claiming to have seen snow near the equator when he reported his discovery of the peak in 1623.