We naturally measure things against ourselves. That is why we have measure things by the foot. There is also the human-sized scale is what we are used to. Our houses are typically built to this natural scale. A man feels comfortable walking through doorways. The ceiling neither bumps his head, nor is lost in the shadows. We have compiled pics of humongous things with humans for scale which gives us a perspective of how large they really are.

1General Sherman, the largest tree in the world


2NASA's humongous crawler-transporter and mobile launcher platform stack used to transport rockets


3Ice climbing wall, British Columbia


4Argentinosaurus leg


5Inside an Italian marble quarry


6This horse. 2,500lb


7Quetzalcoatlus northropi model next to a 1.8m man


8 Big Lonely Doug, a Douglas-fir tree on Vancouver Island


9The stage at Bregenz Festival, Austria.


10 Stacks of lumber drying in Seattle, 1919


11 A team from the University of Michigan recovers a Woolly Mammoth skull in a farmer's field in Lima Township, Michigan


12A Dolos Sea Defence Structure


13Wheels of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese in an aging room, Bibbiano, Italy


14File storage system, Czechoslovakia, 1937


15The world's tallest palm trees in Cocora Valley, Colombia


16 Props from original Star Wars trilogy


17 Insane perspective on just how immense The Great Pyramid of Giza is


18The largest freestanding boulder on Earth


19Giant Plant Pot


201915 Pacific Northwest Lumberjacks


21 Worlds largest wine barrel, 6'2' humans for scale


221600 Swedish Warship (Vasa) at the Vasa Museum


23Queen Mary 2 and its Captain for scale


24Statue of a Moa - extinct flightless bird was the dominant herbivores in New Zealand's forest. It was hunted to extinction by Māori 1300-1440


25Traffic Lights seem a lot bigger up close

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