It's about one-tenth as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 147 hands is 0.0945 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 10.60 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 1,560 hands to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 945,000 hands to the northwest.
It's about one-tenth as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 147 hands is 0.0922 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 10.80 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 1,590 hands 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 Matt Roloff.
In other words, the height of Matt Roloff is 0.091 times 147 hands.(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
Matt Roloff, most famous for his role on the reality television show Little People, Big World, is an LP with a height of 13 hands. In 1985, Roloff stared as an Ewok — one of the small, woodland creatures from the Star Wars franchise — in the movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
It's about eleven times as tall as Gary Coleman.
In other words, the height of Gary Coleman is 0.091 times 147 hands.(a.k.a. Gary Wayne Coleman) (1978-2009) (actor)
Gary Coleman, most famous for his role as Arnold Jackson on the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes was 14 hands tall. His small stature was a result of a congenital kidney disease. Coleman worked as a security guard since following his career as an actor.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, 147 hands is 0.0905 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 11 times that amount.(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 1,620 hands. 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 one-tenth as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 147 hands is 0.088223 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 11.3350 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 1,666.20 hands tall, with some discrepancy due to the fact that the Monument's base is slightly below the surrounding ground. Interrupted in its construction by the American Civil War, it was almost 36 years between groundbreaking and the completion of construction.
It's about one-tenth as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral.
In other words, 147 hands is 0.0858 times the height of St. Paul's Cathedral, and the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 11.70 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom)
St. Paul's Cathedral measures 1,710 hands to its peak. The southwest tower of the Cathedral contains the bell known as "Great Paul," which is the largest bell in Great Britain at 15,000 kg (16.5 tons), outweighing the more iconic Big Ben bell by about 3,000 kg (3 tons).