It's about 1,500 times as tall as Kenny Baker.
In other words, the height of Kenny Baker is 0.00063 times 963 fathoms.(a.k.a. Kenneth George Baker) (1934-) (actor)
Kenny Baker, most famous for his role as R2-D2 in the Star Wars film franchise, is an LP with a height of 0.60 fathoms. Baker and his wife, Eileen, both made brief appearances as the small, woodland creatures known as Ewoks in the 1984 Star Wars movie, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (a.k.a. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi).
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Danube.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 0.000618 times the length of The Danube, and the length of The Danube is 1,620 times that amount.(a.k.a. Donau, a.k.a. Dunaj, a.k.a. Dunav, a.k.a. Duna, a.k.a. Дунав (Dunav), a.k.a. Dunărea, a.k.a. Дунáй (Dunay), a.k.a. Tuna) (from Breg Martinskapelle, Black Forest, Germany through the Danube Delta, Romania)
The Danube river runs 1,560,000 fathoms in total length. Intersecting Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; and Belgrade, Serbia, the Danube touches more capital cities than any other river.
It's about 2,000 times as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 1,900 times the height of General Tom Thumb, and the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.00053 times that amount.(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 0.50 fathoms. Thumb stopped growing at 0.350 fathoms when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about one-two-thousandth as long as The Oregon Trail.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 0.000505 times the length of The Oregon Trail, and the length of The Oregon Trail is 1,980 times that amount.(from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon)
The historic Oregon Trail stretched 1,910,000 fathoms across five (sometimes six) states in the western United States. In the early years of the Trail's existence, the trip was estimated to have taken an average of 160 days.
It's about one-two-thousandth as long as The Volga.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 0.000499 times the length of The Volga, and the length of The Volga is 2,000 times that amount.(a.k.a. Волга, a.k.a. İdel (Идел), a.k.a. Атăл (Atăl), a.k.a. Edil, a.k.a. İdil, a.k.a. Рав (Rav)) (from the Valdai Hills, Tver Oblast, Russia through the Caspian Sea)
The largest river in Europe, the Volga river runs 1,930,000 fathoms in total length. World War II's Battle of Stalingrad between the Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, which resulted in nearly two million casualties, was fought in part for control of the river.
It's about one-two-thousandth as long as The Mississippi River.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 0.0004676 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 2,139 times that amount.(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 2,059,000 fathoms. Prior to the development of soil erosion programs, the Mississippi River would carry approximately 400 million metric tons of sediment from its banks to the Gulf of Mexico every year.
It's about 2,000 times as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 2,200 times the length of a Man's Footstep, and the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.00045 times that amount.(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 0.430 fathoms, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.860 fathoms. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s