It's about one-fifth as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
In other words, 704 yards is 0.160 times the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 6.250 times that amount.(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 4,400 yards. While famous for its automotive racing, the first motorsport held at the track was a series of motorcycle races in August, 1909 — a little less than two years before the inaugural Indianapolis 500 race was run.
It's about one-fifth as long as Daytona International Speedway.
In other words, 704 yards is 0.160 times the length of Daytona International Speedway, and the length of Daytona International Speedway is 6.250 times that amount.(Daytona Beach, Florida) (tri-oval course)
The tri-oval course of the Daytona International Speedway, upon which the NASCAR Daytona 500 is run, is 4,400 yards in length. Although the tri-oval design is said to allow for greater visibility during the race, the real reason for the then-unique design was that plot available for construction of the track was only 350 acres and could not accommodate a traditional oval layout of appropriate length.
It's about six-and-a-half times as tall as Big Ben.
In other words, the height of Big Ben is 0.150 times 704 yards.(officially the clock tower of Palace of Westminster, a.k.a. Houses of Parliament) (London, England)
The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the bell known as "Big Ben," rises 100 yards. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.
It's about seven times as tall as The Statue of Liberty.
In other words, 704 yards is 6.9230 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 0.14440 times that amount.(a.k.a. "Liberty Enlightening the World," a.k.a. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde) (Liberty Island, New York City, New York) (pedestal base to torch peak)
The Statue of Liberty reaches 101.70 yards including the pedestal. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Puncak Jaya.
In other words, 704 yards is 0.13180 times the height of a Puncak Jaya, and the height of a Puncak Jaya is 7.5870 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mt. Carstensz, a.k.a. Carstensz Pyramid, a.k.a. Nemangkawi, a.k.a. Carstensz Toppen, a.k.a. Gunung Sukarno) (Papua province, Indonesia)
The highest point in Oceania (and therefore one of the seven summits) peak of Puncak Jaya is 5,341 yards. Dutch explorer Jan Carstenszoon, the mountain's namesake, is said to have been ridiculed for claiming to have seen snow near the equator when he reported his discovery of the peak in 1623.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Vinson Massif.
In other words, 704 yards is 0.13160 times the height of a Vinson Massif, and the height of a Vinson Massif is 7.5990 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)
Mount Vinson, the highest peak of the Vinson Massif mountain, reaches 5,350 yards at its peak. The mountain is named after Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson who emphatically promoted Antarctic exploration in the 1930s.
It's about eight-and-a-half times as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree).
In other words, the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 0.120 times 704 yards.(a.k.a. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a.k.a. Sierra redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia)
Giant Sequoias of the Giant Sequoia National Monument located in Sierra Nevada, near Visalia, California can grow to heights of 83 yards. The wood from the Giant Sequoias is often brittle and prone to shattering when such trees are felled, and as a result the trees logged in the late nineteenth century were often usable only as shingles or matchsticks.