It's about 2,000 times as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 2,200 times the height of Verne Troyer, and the height of Verne Troyer is 0.00045 times that amount.(1969-2018) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, was an LP with a height of 0.440 fathoms. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 0.000392 times the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York, and the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 2,550 times that amount.(Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York) (via I-10 E, I-15 N, I-70 E, I-76 E, I-80 E, I-280 E)
The total length of the freeway route from Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York via Interstate 80 is 2,460,000 fathoms long. This route intersects eleven states and several major cities, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; Lincoln, Nebraska; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; South Bend, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio.
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as long as I-80.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 0.000379716 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 2,633.550 times that amount.(a.k.a. Interstate 80, a.k.a. Keystone Shortway) (net length)
Interstate 80, crosses the continent of North America from Teaneck, New Jersey to San Francisco, California and covers a total length of 2,536,110 fathoms. A 32,808.40 fathoms stretch between mile marker 318 in Grand Island, Nebraska and mile marker 390 in Lincoln, Nebraska is the longest straight path in the US Interstate system.
It's about 2,500 times as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.00037 times 963 fathoms.(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 0.360 fathoms, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.720 fathoms. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-three-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only).
In other words, 963 fathoms is 0.0002814 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 3,554 times that amount.(长城, 長城, Chángchéng, a.k.a. 万里长城, 萬里長城, Wànlǐ Chángchéng) (a.k.a. "The long wall of 10,000 Li") (from Shanhaiguan through Lop Nur, China) (wall segments only)
The Great Wall of China has total wall segment length of 3,422 fathoms. Built and maintained in multiple sections over about eleven centuries, the Great Wall is currently suffering the effects of erosion, especially in the older sections made primarily out of mud.
It's about one-three-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Amazon River.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 0.0002736 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 3,655 times that amount.(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 3,520,000 fathoms. Although by most measures it is the largest and one of the most significant rivers in the world, the region surrounding the Amazon is mostly sparsely populated and the river itself has no bridges across it at any point.
It's about 4,500 times as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 4,620 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.000216 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.000434 fathoms of 0.2080 fathoms in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.