It's about ten-and-a-half times as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 0.0935 times 963 fathoms.(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)
The Singapore Flyer has a height of 90.20 fathoms. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was re-engineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating.
It's about eleven times as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 10.90 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 0.0917 times that amount.(fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)
The seventeenth hole on Pebble Beach Golf Links is a par 3 measuring 88.60 fathoms from the blue tee. This hole was the site of professional golfer Jack Nicklaus' 1972 U.S. Open win, which included a 1-iron shot that bounced off the hole's flag and resulted in a birdie.
It's about eleven times as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 11.10 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 0.0901 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 86.40 fathoms to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 52,500 fathoms to the northwest.
It's about eleven-and-a-half times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha.
In other words, the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.087 times 963 fathoms.(a.k.a. 中原大佛, a.k.a. 鲁山大佛, a.k.a. 魯山大佛) (Fodushan Scenic Area, Lushan County, Henan, China) (including base)
The tallest statue in the world, the Spring Temple Buddha in Henan, China stands at 83.70 fathoms tall from its base. The Buddha is located in the 47,300,000-sq. m (11,700-acre) Fodushan Scenic Area near Mount Yao
It's about fourteen times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.071 times 963 fathoms.(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 71 fathoms. The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300.
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as Olympus Mons.
In other words, the height of Olympus Mons is 15 times 963 fathoms.(a.k.a. Mount Olympus) (Mars)
The tallest mountain in the solar system, Olympus Mons rises to approximately 15,000 fathoms. The mountain has been known to astronomers since the nineteenth century because it is tall enough to rise above Mars' frequent dust storms.
It's about sixteen times as long as a Football field.
In other words, 963 fathoms is 16.05 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.0623053 times that amount.(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 60 fathoms from end to end. Because each team's goalpost is located at the far end of the scoring area (end zone), a ball on a scoring play may need to travel as many as 5 fathoms farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.