It's about one-fortieth as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 482.80 hands is 0.0243838 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 41.0108 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 45 times as tall as Kenny Baker.
In other words, the height of Kenny Baker is 0.022 times 482.80 hands.(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 11 hands. 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 one-forty-fifth as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 482.80 hands is 0.02187 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 45.720 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.
It's about one-fiftieth as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 482.80 hands is 0.02031987 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 49.212910 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 23,760 hands. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 744 hands
It's about one-fiftieth as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 50 times 482.80 hands.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 30,000 hands. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about one-fiftieth as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 482.80 hands is 0.01979 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 50.530 times that amount.(a.k.a. スチールドラゴン2000) (Nagashima Span Land; Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan)
The roller coaster Steel Dragon 2000 is 24,400 hands in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 900 hands and 1,197 hands) in the world, having a height of 954.70 hands.
It's about 55 times as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.019 times 482.80 hands.(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 9 hands. Thumb stopped growing at 6.30 hands when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.