A metre was a unit of length, roughly equivalent to a yard. (AUDIO: The Beast of Kravenos)

Unitary comparisons[edit | edit source]

A nanometre was a thousand millionth of a metre. (TV: Four to Doomsday)

4000 metres was equivalent to nearly 3 miles. (AUDIO: The Screaming Ceiling)

Known measurements[edit | edit source]

When fused together, the float-stones allowed the platform structures of the Karagulans to float about half a metre above the surface of Karagula. (PROSE: The Colour of Darkness)

The Eight Legs were generally less than a metre in length, though the Great One was much larger. (TV: Planet of the Spiders)

Both Cimmerians and Solarians stood about one metre tall. (AUDIO: Embrace the Darkness) The Pakhars, too, were only a metre tall when standing upright. (PROSE: Legacy)

The Zolfa-Thurans reached around 1.5 metres tall. (TV: Meglos)

The Mantodeans grew up to two metres long. (PROSE: Winner Takes All) Judoon were also two metres high. (TV: Smith and Jones) Icarus Falling's bulkheads were constructed of two metres of Iron, steel and reinforced kevlar, all of which the Daleks are able to get through in 28 minutes. (COMIC: Fire and Brimstone)

Larvae guns measured approximately two metres in length and half a metre high. (TV: The Web Planet)

The Beserkat Felines, (PROSE: The Doctor Trap) and Drudges, stood 2.5 metres tall. (PROSE: Lungbarrow) The Dominators were over two and half metres tall. (PROSE: The Dominators)

John Crichton was a British athlete who jumped 2.6362 metres in the Olympic Games. (TV: Invasion of the Dinosaurs)

The Chakra were three metres tall. (PROSE: The Pit) The Megalosaurus (PROSE: The Last Dodo) and adult Vespiforms, were around and three metres in height, (TV: The Unicorn and the Wasp) and the walls of the Flydon Maxima Research Base were three metres thick. (PROSE: The Depths of Despair) The Veltrochni were up to three metres tall. (PROSE: The Dark Path)

Adult mayflies could reach several metres long, (TV: Reset) as could Sky sharks. (TV: A Christmas Carol)

Sundayan 'gators were approximately 5 metres in length. (PROSE: Wetworld) An adult Drexxon was roughly five metres tall. (PROSE: Death Riders) The Cybershades could jump at least five metres off of the ground. (TV: The Next Doctor)

The Steller's sea cow could be as much as eight metres long. (PROSE: The Last Dodo)

Branzine mining by the Halflings on Juno 10 created a twenty metre wide hole in the process. (PROSE: Penny Wise, Pound Foolish)

Kaldarean bedmites were on average thirty metres in height at birth. (TV: The Last Precinct)

The Raab could grow up to five hundred metres long. (PROSE: Frontier Worlds)

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

Doctor Who Adventures[edit | edit source]

Doctor Who Adventures magazine gives details on the heights of several species and other elements in the DWU.

Doctor Who: Battles in Time[edit | edit source]

  • According to non-narrative information in DWBIT 9, the Squeeth had metre-long incisors.
  • According to DWBIT 23, adult Nidilla were capable of weaving webs up to twenty metres across, coated with a sticky substance similar to superglue.
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