
It's about onefifteenth as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 14 yards is 0.075619 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 13.2240 times that amount.
(Washington, D.C.)The Washington Monument measures 185.140 yards tall, with some discrepancy due to the fact that the Monument's base is slightly below the surrounding ground. Interrupted in its construction by the American Civil War, it was almost 36 years between groundbreaking and the completion of construction.
It's about onefifteenth as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral.
In other words, the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 13.60 times 14 yards.
(London, England, United Kingdom)St. Paul's Cathedral measures 190 yards to its peak. The southwest tower of the Cathedral contains the bell known as "Great Paul," which is the largest bell in Great Britain at 15,000 kg (16.5 tons), outweighing the more iconic Big Ben bell by about 3,000 kg (3 tons).
It's about fourteen times as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.071 times 14 yards.
(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (18381883) (circus performer; height at death)General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 1 yards. Thumb stopped growing at 0.70 yards when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about onefifteenth as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, the height of The Space Needle is 14.40 times 14 yards.
(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 201 yards tall. With a trackandwheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a preciselyconfigured balance, the restaurant near the top of the space needle requires just a 1.5 hp motor to rotate at speeds of about 0.053 kph (0.033 mph).
It's about sixteen times as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.063 times 14 yards.
(for healthy, middleaged 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 0.860 yards, for an average stride (twostep's length) of 1.70 yards. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about sixteen times as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 0.063 times 14 yards.
(19692018) (actor)Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as MiniMe in the Austin Powers series, was an LP with a height of 0.890 yards. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about onetwentieth as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 14 yards is 0.0564 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 17.70 times that amount.
(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 248 yards above the surface of the San Francisco Bay. One of the key designers of the bridge, Charles Ellis, had no engineering degree when he began working on the project, but would later go on to write what became a standard textbook on structural engineering, and would ultimately be forced to complete his calculations on the bridge by working without pay for five months. 
