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It's about 45 times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial).
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.023 times 969.50 hands.
(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 23 hands. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.

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It's about 45 times as tall as André the Giant.
In other words, the height of André the Giant is 0.022 times 969.50 hands.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 22 hands tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 21 hands and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about 45 times as tall as Shaq.
In other words, the height of Shaq is 0.022 times 969.50 hands.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 22 hands tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about 50 times as long as a Queen Size Bed.
In other words, 969.50 hands is 48.480 times the length of a Queen Size Bed, and the length of a Queen Size Bed is 0.02063 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 20 hands from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about 50 times as long as a King Size Bed.
In other words, 969.50 hands is 48.480 times the length of a King Size Bed, and the length of a King Size Bed is 0.02063 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 20 hands from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about 50 times as tall as Michael Jordan.
In other words, 969.50 hands is 49.30 times the height of Michael Jordan, and the height of Michael Jordan is 0.0203 times that amount.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 19.50 hands tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 1.970 hands shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.
It's about one-fiftieth as tall as a Puncak Jaya.
In other words, 969.50 hands is 0.02017 times the height of a Puncak Jaya, and the height of a Puncak Jaya is 49.580 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Mt. Carstensz, a.k.a. Carstensz Pyramid, a.k.a. Nemangkawi, a.k.a. Carstensz Toppen, a.k.a. Gunung Sukarno) (Papua province, Indonesia)
The highest point in Oceania (and therefore one of the seven summits) peak of Puncak Jaya is 48,070 hands. Dutch explorer Jan Carstenszoon, the mountain's namesake, is said to have been ridiculed for claiming to have seen snow near the equator when he reported his discovery of the peak in 1623.