It's about one-fourth as long as The Las Vegas Strip.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 0.260 times the length of The Las Vegas Strip, and the length of The Las Vegas Strip is 3.80 times that amount.(Las Vegas Boulevard S and W from Russel Rd to Sahara Ave)(Paradise, Nevada through Winchester, Nevada).
Although technically located beyond the city limits of Las Vegas (along with the well-known "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign), the stretch of road known as the "Las Vegas Strip" runs 3,700 fathoms along Las Vegas Boulevard South and West from Russel Road at the south end to Sahara Avenue at the north end. The casinos and hotels on the Strip display an estimated total of 13,000,000 fathoms of neon light tubing.
It's about four times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 3.8970 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.25660 times that amount.(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 247.10 fathoms to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 62.880 fathoms deep.
It's about one-fourth as tall as Aconcagua.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 0.252970 times the height of Aconcagua, and the height of Aconcagua is 3.9530 times that amount.(a.k.a. Cerro Aconcagua) (Mendoza, Argentina)
Aconcagua measures 3,806.80 fathoms height at its peak. Although there is no definitive evidence that members of the indigenous Inca civilization ever reached the peak the mountain, numerous archeological sites have been found on the slopes of the mountain, including a naturally-embalmed Incan mummy was discovered on a 2,843.40 fathoms high ridge.
It's about four-and-a-half times as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 4.62230 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.216340 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 208.340 fathoms to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102
It's about one-fifth as tall as Mount Everest.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 0.1990 times the height of Mount Everest, and the height of Mount Everest is 5.03 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Chomolungma, a.k.a. सगरमाथा, a.k.a. Chajamlungma, a.k.a. ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ, a.k.a. 珠穆朗玛峰, a.k.a. Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng) (Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal and Tibet, China) (to summit, excluding snow depth)
Mount Everest is 4,840 fathoms above sea level at its summit. The plate tectonics of the Indian subcontinent continuously alter the mountain's peak — raising it by 0.00219 fathoms and shifting it to the northeast by 0.00246 fathoms each year.
It's about one-fifth as tall as a Mauna Loa.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 0.19210 times the height of a Mauna Loa, and the height of a Mauna Loa is 5.2060 times that amount.(Hawaii) (Hawaiian island volcano) (total height from seafloor)
Mauna Loa, one of the five volcanoes which forms the island of Hawaii and the tallest mountain in total height in the world, rises to 5,031 fathoms above the seafloor. The peak of Loa is home to the approximately 6,000 sq. m (0.6 ha) Lake Waiau, one of the highest altitude lakes in the United States outside of Colorado.
It's about five-and-a-half times as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 5.440 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.1840 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 177 fathoms tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 20.20 fathoms or less.