NASA will launch a balloon the size of a football stadium into the stratosphere
Rewilding Britain: the plan to restore an area the size of Manchester
Meaning of the both sentences above are clear, but is this sentence structure just common? If so, can I use the same sentence structure to describe something else like shape, length, color and so on?
For example, is my sentence below OK?
"Daddy, look at that!" Shouted my little daughter, pointing her finger up in the sky. There was a big cloud the shape of Mickey Mouse.