It's about 250 times as tall as Kenny Baker.
In other words, the height of Kenny Baker is 0.004 times 242.90 ells.(a.k.a. Kenneth George Baker) (1934-) (actor)
Kenny Baker, most famous for his role as R2-D2 in the Star Wars film franchise, is an LP with a height of 0.960 ells. Baker and his wife, Eileen, both made brief appearances as the small, woodland creatures known as Ewoks in the 1984 Star Wars movie, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (a.k.a. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi).
It's about 300 times as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, 242.90 ells is 310 times the height of General Tom Thumb, and the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.0032 times that amount.(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 0.80 ells. Thumb stopped growing at 0.560 ells when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about one-three-hundredth as long as The Panama Canal.
In other words, 242.90 ells is 0.0032 times the length of The Panama Canal, and the length of The Panama Canal is 310 times that amount.(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 77,000 ells in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 23 ells above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.
It's about 350 times as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 0.0029 times 242.90 ells.(1969-2018) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, was an LP with a height of 0.710 ells. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about 350 times as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.0029 times 242.90 ells.(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 0.690 ells, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 1.40 ells. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-four-hundredth as long as The English Channel.
In other words, 242.90 ells is 0.00259 times the length of The English Channel, and the length of The English Channel is 386 times that amount.(average width between Isle of Ushant and The Walde Lighthouse) (La Manche, Ärmelkanal, Mor Breizh, Mor Bretannek) (a.k.a. The Channel)
The English Channel measures between 93,600 ells, narrowing as it flows northeast. The world speed record for a Channel crossing by swimmer was set by Australian Trent Grimsey in 2012, with a time of 6 hours, 55 minutes.
It's about one-four-hundredth as long as The 405.
In other words, 242.90 ells is 0.0023823 times the length of The 405, and the length of The 405 is 419.760 times that amount.(a.k.a. I-405, Interstate 405, San DIego Freeway) (Southern California)
Running from Irvine to San Fernando, The 405 runs a total of 101,960 ells. The 405 is the most heavily-trafficed freeway in the United States, with an average speed as low as 8 kph during rush hours.