It's about one-tenth as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 10 times 969.50 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-tenth as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 10 times 969.50 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.
It's about twelve times as long as a London bus.
In other words, 969.50 hands is 11.80 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.0847 times that amount.(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 82.50 hands in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about one-twentieth as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 969.50 hands is 0.05154173 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 19.401750 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 twenty times as tall as a Giraffe.
It's about one-twentieth as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 969.50 hands is 0.0489646 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 20.42290 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
It's about one-twenty-fifth as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 969.50 hands is 0.04391 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 22.770 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 22,080 hands in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.