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It's about 150 times as long as a London bus.
In other words, 592 fathoms is 129 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.00775 times that amount.
(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 4.580 fathoms 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 200 times as tall as a Giraffe.
In other words, the height of a Giraffe is 0.005 times 592 fathoms.
(Giraffa camelopardalis) (Adult, average)
An adult giraffe may grow to be up to 3 fathoms tall. Adult giraffes require very little sleep, averaging just 1.9 hours per day.
It's about 250 times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen).
In other words, 592 fathoms is 265.40 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 0.003768 times that amount.
(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 2.230 fathoms. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about one-four-hundredth as long as The Grand Canyon.
In other words, 592 fathoms is 0.00243 times the length of The Grand Canyon, and the length of The Grand Canyon is 412 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Gran Cañón) (Arizona) (Colorado River miles measure)
The Grand Canyon has a total length of 244,000 fathoms along the course of the Colorado River at its bottom. Having opened in early 2007, the Grand Canyon Skywalk allows tourists to stand on a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway 601 fathoms above the floor of Granite Gorge.
It's about 450 times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial).
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.0021 times 592 fathoms.
(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 1.30 fathoms. 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 500 times as tall as André the Giant.
In other words, the height of André the Giant is 0.002 times 592 fathoms.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 1.20 fathoms tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 1.10 fathoms and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about 500 times as tall as Shaq.
In other words, the height of Shaq is 0.002 times 592 fathoms.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 1.20 fathoms 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.