It's about two-fifths as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge
In other words, 100 meters is 0.441 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 2.27 times that amount.
(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 227 m above the surface of the San Francisco Bay. One of the key designers of the bridge, Charles Ellis, had no engineering degree when he began working on the project, but would later go on to write what became a standard textbook on structural engineering, and would ultimately be forced to complete his calculations on the bridge by working without pay for five months.
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as Ha'Penny Bridge
In other words, 100 meters is 2.33 times the length of Ha'Penny Bridge, and the length of Ha'Penny Bridge is 0.429 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Droichead na Leathphingine, a.k.a. Liffey Bridge, a.k.a. Droichead na Life, f.k.a. Wellington Bridge) (Quay of Bachelors Walk, Temple Bar Neighborhood, Dublin, Ireland)The Ha'Penny Bridge, crossing the River Liffey in Dublin, measures 42.9 meters in total length. Over 30,000 pedestrians cross the breach each day.
It's about one-third as long as The QE2
In other words, 100 meters is 0.34 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 2.94 times that amount.
(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)The QE2 has a total length of 294 m. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 9,600,000,000 meters, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about three-tenths as tall as The Eiffel Tower
In other words, 100 meters is 0.309 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 3.24 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)The Eiffel Tower stands 324 m tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 37 m or less.
It's about three-and-a-half times as long as Baseball base distances
In other words, 100 meters is 3.6454 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.27432 times that amount.
(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 27.432 m. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about one-fourth as tall as The Empire State Building
In other words, 100 meters is 0.26246 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 3.8101 times that amount.
(New York City, New York) (to top of building)The Empire State Building stands 381.01 m to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 100 meters is 0.2213 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 4.519 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)Each of the Petronas Towers stands 451.9 m to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 115 m deep. |