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How long is 525.73 inches?

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It's about one-fifteenth as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 525.73 inches is 0.07888 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 12.677 times that amount.
(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 6,665 inches 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 one-fifteenth as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral.
In other words, the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 13 times 525.73 inches.
(London, England, United Kingdom)
St. Paul's Cathedral measures 6,850 inches 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 one-fifteenth as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, the height of The Space Needle is 13.8 times 525.73 inches.
(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 7,240 inches tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured 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 fifteen times as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.067 times 525.73 inches.
(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 36 inches. Thumb stopped growing at 25 inches when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about sixteen times as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 0.063 times 525.73 inches.
(1969-) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, is an LP with a height of 32 inches. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about seventeen times as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.059 times 525.73 inches.
(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 31 inches, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 62 inches. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 17 times 525.73 inches.
(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 8,940 inches 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.