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It's about 150 times as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.0059 times 153,000,000 microns.
(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 910,000 microns. Thumb stopped growing at 640,000 microns when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about one-two-hundredth as tall as Olympus Mons.
In other words, 153,000,000 microns is 0.0057 times the height of Olympus Mons, and the height of Olympus Mons is 180 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Mount Olympus) (Mars)
The tallest mountain in the solar system, Olympus Mons rises to approximately 27,000,000,000 microns. The mountain has been known to astronomers since the nineteenth century because it is tall enough to rise above Mars' frequent dust storms.
It's about 200 times as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, 153,000,000 microns is 190 times the length of a Man's Footstep, and the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.0053 times that amount.
(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 790,000 microns, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 1,600,000 microns. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about 200 times as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, 153,000,000 microns is 190 times the height of Verne Troyer, and the height of Verne Troyer is 0.0053 times that amount.
(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 810,000 microns. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about 250 times as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.0043 times 153,000,000 microns.
(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 660,000 microns, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 1,300,000 microns. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about 400 times as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, 153,000,000 microns is 402 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.00249 times that amount.
(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 794 microns of 381,000 microns in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about one-six-hundredth as long as The Panama Canal.
In other words, 153,000,000 microns is 0.0017 times the length of The Panama Canal, and the length of The Panama Canal is 590 times that amount.
(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 88,000,000,000 microns in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 26,000,000 microns above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.