It's about as long as a Man's Footstep.
(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 0.160 rods, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.310 rods. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 1 times 0.160 rods.(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 0.160 rods. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, 0.160 rods is 0.880 times the height of General Tom Thumb, and the height of General Tom Thumb is 1.10 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 0.180 rods. Thumb stopped growing at 0.130 rods when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.830 times 0.160 rods.(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 0.130 rods, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.260 rods. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about three-fourths as tall as Kenny Baker.
In other words, the height of Kenny Baker is 1.40 times 0.160 rods.(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 0.220 rods. 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 two-thirds as tall as Hervé Villechaize.
In other words, the height of Hervé Villechaize is 1.50 times 0.160 rods.(a.k.a. Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize) (1943-1993) (actor)
Hervé Villechaize, most famous for his role as Tattoo on the 1978-84 television series Fantasy Island, was an LP with a height of 0.240 rods. Villechaize's form of dwarfism, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia-brachydactyly and distinctive speech (SED-BDS), is also known as "Tattoo dysplasia" or "Fantasy Island syndrome."
It's about three-fifths as tall as Matt Roloff.
In other words, 0.160 rods is 0.620 times the height of Matt Roloff, and the height of Matt Roloff is 1.60 times that amount.(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
Matt Roloff, most famous for his role on the reality television show Little People, Big World, is an LP with a height of 0.260 rods. In 1985, Roloff stared as an Ewok — one of the small, woodland creatures from the Star Wars franchise — in the movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor