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It's about six times as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 520.97 feet is 5.7886 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.17275 times that amount.
(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 90 feet. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about one-fifth as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 520.97 feet is 0.168 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 5.95 times that amount.
(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 3,110 feet in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about one-fifth as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 520.97 feet is 0.162 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 6.17 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 3,210 feet. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.
It's about eight times as long as a Cricket pitch.
In other words, 520.97 feet is 7.89348 times the length of a Cricket pitch, and the length of a Cricket pitch is 0.126687 times that amount.
(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #7)
The length of a cricket pitch is 66 feet. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 2.3622 feet tall including the bails.
It's about eight-and-a-half times as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 520.97 feet is 8.2894 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.12064 times that amount.
(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 62.848 feet. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about eleven times as long as a Semitrailer.
In other words, 520.97 feet is 10.85 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 0.09217 times that amount.
(a.k.a. semi-trailer truck, a.k.a. semi, a.k.a. tractor-trailer, a.k.a. truck and trailer, a.k.a. eighteen-wheeler, a.k.a. big rig, a.k.a. Mack truck, a.k.a. transport, a.k.a. lorry, a.k.a. artic; for box truck; United States Federal length limits)
According to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the maximum allowable length of a semitrailer pulled by a road tractor truck is 48 feet (unless superseded by state law). These regulations also allow the vehicles to tow up to 36,000 kg in gross weight.
It's about eleven times as tall as The Hollywood Sign.
In other words, the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.091 times 520.97 feet.
(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 49 feet tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.