It's about three-and-a-half times as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, the height of The Space Needle is 0.2860 times 704 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 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 three-and-a-half times as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral.
In other words, the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 0.270 times 704 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 one-fourth as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 704 yards is 0.26666670 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 3.750 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 2,640 yards. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 82.666670 yards
It's about four times as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 704 yards is 3.80260 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 0.262980 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 one-fourth as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 704 yards is 0.25970 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 3.8510 times that amount.(a.k.a. スチールドラゴン2000) (Nagashima Span Land; Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan)
The roller coaster Steel Dragon 2000 is 2,711 yards in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 100 yards and 133 yards) in the world, having a height of 106.10 yards.
It's about four times as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, 704 yards is 3.90 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 0.2560 times that amount.(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)
The Singapore Flyer has a height of 180 yards. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was re-engineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating.
It's about four times as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 704 yards is 3.970 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 0.2520 times that amount.(fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)
The seventeenth hole on Pebble Beach Golf Links is a par 3 measuring 177 yards from the blue tee. This hole was the site of professional golfer Jack Nicklaus' 1972 U.S. Open win, which included a 1-iron shot that bounced off the hole's flag and resulted in a birdie.