It's about 200 times as long as a London bus.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 210 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.00476 times that amount.(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 4.580 fathoms 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-two-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Grand Canyon.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 0.00395 times the length of The Grand Canyon, and the length of The Grand Canyon is 253 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gran Cañón) (Arizona) (Colorado River miles measure)
The Grand Canyon has a total length of 244,000 fathoms along the course of the Colorado River at its bottom. Having opened in early 2007, the Grand Canyon Skywalk allows tourists to stand on a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway 601 fathoms above the floor of Granite Gorge.
It's about 300 times as tall as a Giraffe.
It's about 450 times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen).
In other words, 963 fathoms is 431.80 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 0.002316 times that amount.(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 2.230 fathoms. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about one-seven-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Rhine.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 0.00133 times the length of The Rhine, and the length of The Rhine is 752 times that amount.(a.k.a. Rhein, a.k.a. Rijn, a.k.a. Rhin, a.k.a. Rain, a.k.a. Reno, a.k.a. Rhenus, a.k.a. Ryn) (from near Reichenau, Switzerland through Hoek van Holland, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
The Rhine river runs 722,000 fathoms in total length. The World War II Battle of Arnhem, as memorialized in the 1974 book and 1977 movie A Bridge Too Far, was the first of several attempts to capture key bridges across the Rhine, beginning with the Arnhem Bridge in the Netherlands.
It's about 750 times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial).
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.0013 times 963 fathoms.(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 1.30 fathoms. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.
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It's about 800 times as tall as André the Giant.
In other words, the height of André the Giant is 0.0013 times 963 fathoms.(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 1.20 fathoms tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 1.10 fathoms and his true height is the subject of some dispute.