It's about one-fiftieth as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 147 hands is 0.0194 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 51.50 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 7,590 hands in total height. Although it sits just 413,000 hands from the major city of Chachapoyas, the waterfall was unknown to non-locals until it was documented during a 2005 expedition by a German economist.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, the height of Burj Dubai is 55.60 times 147 hands.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 8,150 hands to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 5,680 hands on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 2,810 hands on the 78th floor.
It's about one-sixtieth as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 147 hands is 0.01659 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 60.280 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 8,859 hands in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, the height of Tugela Falls is 63.30 times 147 hands.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 9,330 hands in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, the height of Angel Falls is 65.40 times 147 hands.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 9,640 hands. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 147 hands is 0.007814992 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 127.95920 times that amount.(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 18,810 hands. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 147 hands is 0.00742424 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 134.6940 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 19,800 hands. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show