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How long is 147 hands?

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It's about one-thirty-fifth as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, the height of The Sears Tower is 35.30 times 147 hands.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 5,190 hands to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at 4,060 hands.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 36 times 147 hands.
(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 5,300 hands to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 4,900 hands.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 147 hands is 0.026991 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 37.049 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 5,446.20 hands tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about forty times as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, 147 hands is 39.20 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.0255 times that amount.
(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.00781 hands of 3.750 hands in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about one-fortieth as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 42 times 147 hands.
(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 6,000 hands to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about one-fiftieth as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 50 times 147 hands.
(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 9,000 hands in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Navy Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval personnel stationed there during World War I.
It's about one-fiftieth as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 50 times 147 hands.
(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 9,000 hands in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.