It's about 350 times as tall as a Telephone Pole.
In other words, the height of a Telephone Pole is 0.0029 times 739.70 rods.(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 2.20 rods tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.
It's about one-three-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Rhine.
In other words, 739.70 rods is 0.00282 times the length of The Rhine, and the length of The Rhine is 355 times that amount.(a.k.a. Rhein, a.k.a. Rijn, a.k.a. Rhin, a.k.a. Rain, a.k.a. Reno, a.k.a. Rhenus, a.k.a. Ryn) (from near Reichenau, Switzerland through Hoek van Holland, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
The Rhine river runs 262,000 rods in total length. The World War II Battle of Arnhem, as memorialized in the 1974 book and 1977 movie A Bridge Too Far, was the first of several attempts to capture key bridges across the Rhine, beginning with the Arnhem Bridge in the Netherlands.
It's about 450 times as long as a London bus.
In other words, 739.70 rods is 444 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.00225 times that amount.(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 1.670 rods in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about 600 times as tall as a Giraffe.
It's about one-six-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Colorado River.
In other words, the length of The Colorado River is 625 times 739.70 rods.(a.k.a. Aha Kwahwat, a.k.a. Grand River, a.k.a. Tizon River, a.k.a. Tecon River, a.k.a. Tison River) (from Grand Lake, Colorado through the Gulf of California)
The Colorado River runs 463,000 rods in length. Along this length, the river descends from its source, approximately 547 rods above sea level in the Rocky Mountains, to its mouth in the Gulf of California.
It's about one-seven-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Danube.
In other words, 739.70 rods is 0.00131 times the length of The Danube, and the length of The Danube is 763 times that amount.(a.k.a. Donau, a.k.a. Dunaj, a.k.a. Dunav, a.k.a. Duna, a.k.a. Дунав (Dunav), a.k.a. Dunărea, a.k.a. Дунáй (Dunay), a.k.a. Tuna) (from Breg Martinskapelle, Black Forest, Germany through the Danube Delta, Romania)
The Danube river runs 567,000 rods in total length. Intersecting Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; and Belgrade, Serbia, the Danube touches more capital cities than any other river.
It's about 900 times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen).
In other words, 739.70 rods is 912 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 0.001096 times that amount.(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 0.81110 rods. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.